This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Specific features of assessment tools that facilitate accurate identification of disability, the limitations of standardized assessments for this purpose, and implications for determining eligibility under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are described in this course.
Part 2: Course 10258
- After this course, participants will be able to list specific features to look for when determining whether or not an assessment tool can accurately identify a disability.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three limitations of standardized assessments for identifying disabilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe implications for determination of a disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
|5-10 Minutes||Validity and reliability|
|10-15 Minutes||Sensitivity and specificity|
|15-25 Minutes||Cut scores and Standard Error of Measurement|
|25-40 Minutes||Normative sample and cultural and linguistic bias|
|40-55 Minutes||Test selection|
|55-70 Minutes||Assessment and IQ|
|70-85 Minutes||Specific Learning Disability and exclusionary factors|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Angie Neal is the SLP Contact at the South Carolina State Department of Education, a member of ASHA's School Issues Advisory Board, graduate of ASHA’s School-Based Leadership Development Program, and a board member with the State Education Agency Communication Disabilities Council. She is also the recipient of the Nancy McKinley Leadership Award (Ohio) and the Rolland J. Van Hattum Award (South Carolina). She has worked in both adult rehabilitation, pediatric outpatient rehabilitation, and school settings, but her passion is helping children achieve academic success! Mrs. Neal is also a frequent presenter on a variety of speech-language pathology topics such as cultural and linguistic diversity, language and literacy, remediation of /r/, and pragmatics. She is a true nerd and enthusiast for all things SLP!
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