Topic: Screening

Definition

Short processes to find students who need help in reading, writing, spelling, or math.

Understanding Screening: Validity

Validity is broadly defined as how well something measures what it’s supposed to measure. The reliability and validity of scores from assessments are two concepts that are closely knit together and feed into each other.

Topic: 
Screening
Audience: 
Schools & Districts
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Expert: Donald Compton, Ph.D

Audience: 
Parents & Families
Topic: 
Dyslexia, Identification, Screening

Expert: Nadine Gaab Ph.D.

Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Topic: 
Identification, Screening
Notebook

Expert: Jack Fletcher, Ph.D.

Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Topic: 
Screening
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This paper aims to provide an overview and some insight into what is known about screening for dyslexia. Section I provides a brief overview of “what is dyslexia” and the importance of screening for dyslexia risk. In Section II of this paper, we discuss the neurological and behavioral aspects relevant to dyslexia as well as the emerging research in both areas. Section III provides a robust presentation of viewpoints and considerations for best practices in behavioral screening.

Topic: 
Dyslexia, Screening
Audience: 
Schools & Districts, State Agencies

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