Assessment of Learning Disabilities

The WJ III includes a variety of cluster scores and interpretive options that can be useful in the assessment and identification of learning disabilities (LD). As described previously in this chapter, the breadth of measures included in the WJ III provides diagnosticians with a large theory-based tool chest for surveying many of the cognitive and achievement abilities associated with comprehensive LD assessments. The WJ III also provides a set of discrepancy-based interpretive features that facilitate the norm-based identification of within-person cognitive and achievement strengths and weaknesses, a practice that has been at the core of LD assessment and identification since the field's inception. Three different discrepancy models for evaluating the strengths and weaknesses between and among WJ III cluster scores are presented. These discrepancy models are then followed by the presentation of preliminary research that identifies potentially important WJ III clusters for the identification of adults with LD.3

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