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Screening and Evaluation

Chapter

Abstract

As we have stated, data are the source for identifying students with NVLD, qualifying students with NVLD, and determining what types of interventions and accommodations will be necessary to help insure their success. Here we will discuss two methods for collecting data: screening and a comprehensive evaluation. Screening can be used for determining with whom to intervene, as in an RTI model, or for determining for whom a broader evaluation is necessary. A broader evaluation is necessary for helping to document eligibility for services (Hale, Nagliari, Kaufman, & Kavale, 2006) and for deciding where, with what professionals, and with what goals the services are to be provided. Screening may well be the first step toward identifying those students who need support.

Keywords

Executive Functioning Rapid Naming Quantitative Reasoning Broad Evaluation Fluid Reasoning 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.California State UniversityHaywardUSA
  2. 2.Clinic and Training CenterSan Francisco Psychotherapy Research GroupSan FranciscoUSA

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