Dr. Cate Crowley created this document to support speech language pathologists in appropriate disability determination, from carrying out the assessment to writing a quality report. Included here is a template along with the law, policy, and research supporting it as best practice in identifying individuals with disability.
(LEADERSproject.org) What’s Wrong With Labeling a Child With a Disability When the Child Does Not Have One?
This document relays some important points about why practitioners must take care when labeling children as having a disability or not because of the effects it can have on their academic futures.
Understanding Assessment: Bias Towards Individuals with Motor, Attention, Memory, and Other Disabilities
Bias towards individuals with disabilities, such as ADHD or cerebral palsy, can result in the mislabeling of these individuals as being language impaired or intellectually disabled.