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Intellectual Disabilities: Assessments that need change

1) Dealing with Intellectual Disabilities recommend assessments that are stable and do not need change.

2) Dealing with Intellectual Disabilities recommend assessments that need some change, and identify what the changes would be.

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1) Dealing with Intellectual Disabilities recommend assessments that are stable and do not need change.

Assessments are usually conducted by school personnel and the most stable form of assessment available is achievement testing. This testing assesses and indicates the child's skill level and academic aptitude by using a protracted approach. These tests identify strengths and weaknesses that the student has to determine if the child has a severe difference in ability and performance. If a child has been found to possess a learning disability this test will be able to definitively diagnose the issue and help assist in providing important information that will be pertinent for developing the individual education program or IEP (Logson, 2012).

The reasons why this test is stable and does not need changing include the fact that achievement tests are structured and have the capability of assessing any or all of the subjects that students may ...

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This solution provides the student with suggestions of what assessment methods need adjusting for Individuals with Disabilities and those that do not need any changing.

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