How are learning disabilities diagnosed?

Learning disabilities are often identified once a child is in school. The school may use a process called “response to intervention” to help identify children with learning disabilities. Special tests are required to make a diagnosis.

Citations

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  2. Learning Disabilities Association of America. (2001). Assessment & evaluation. Retrieved March 8, 2017, from http://ldaamerica.org/category/assessment-evaluation/assessment-evaluation-for-parents/ 
  3. National Library of Medicine. (2015). Developmental reading disorder. Retrieved March 8, 2017, from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001406.htm
  4. Learning Disabilities Association of America. (n.d.). Eligibility: Determining whether a child is eligible for special education services. Retrieved March 8, 2017, from https://ldaamerica.org/eligibility-determining-whether-a-child-is-eligible-for-special-education-services/ (PDF – 86 KB)
  5. National Association of School Psychologists. (n.d.). Who are school psychologists? Retrieved March 8, 2017, from http://www.nasponline.org/about-school-psychology/who-are-school-psychologists 
  6. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (n.d.). Learning disabilities. Retrieved August 24, 2018, from http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/LBLD.htm 

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