This module is comprised of one session
13.1 Factors that may affect SLD identification
Learning IntentionsAfter viewing this module session participants will be able to:
- Identify the key factors that may distinguish between a student with an SLD in reading vs. milder reading difficulties
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*Please see the Transcripts resource folder located in Module 0 for a text copy of the transcript from this video.
skills fall along a continuum with no natural cut off to signal a “disability”
of best practices to prevent and intervene in reading is not common,
complicating the validity of identifying SLD in reading
number of underlying skills that are deficient and the severity of those skill
deficits can help inform the identification process
judgment will be needed, but more informed judgment should lead to more valid
Reflect & Connect
What are the key factors that may suggest that a student has an SLD in reading?