Subtyping of children's learning disabilities : neuropsychological groups within IQ levels

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dc.contributor.advisor Dean, Raymond S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Davis, Thomas Brandon en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:24:43Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:24:43Z
dc.date.created 1989 en_US
dc.date.issued 1989
dc.identifier LD2489.Z68 1989 .D3 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/175788
dc.description.abstract The present study was an attempt to look at the empirical classification of children's learning disabilities based on neuropsychological variables at differing IQ levels. Subjects were divided into four groups based upon Full Scale IQ (i.e., 70-79, 8089, 90-99, 100-110). Subsequent clustering of the test data within each group suggested that while the students in the 70-79 IQ range were represented by a single impaired cluster, each of the other IQ groups had both a moderately impaired cluster and a non-impaired cluster. The study attempted to respond to criticisms of previous research by using a large sample of subjects (N = 928), utilizing a broad range of subjects with a representative sample of abilities, and applying an interpretable structure to the cluster analysis (i.e., neuropsychological variables within IQ levels). The present research further offered a perspective on programming by way of neuropsychological functioning. As such, the results argued for placement procedures for learning disabled children that are apart from those formulas relative to achievement and intelligence. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Educational Psychology
dc.format.extent vii, 73 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Learning disabled children -- Rating of. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh School grade placement. en_US
dc.title Subtyping of children's learning disabilities : neuropsychological groups within IQ levels en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (Ph. D.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/720160 en_US


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