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1. #1 Download: Tests and Measurements for the Parent and Advocate
The #1 download during the past
three months is "Understanding
Tests and Measurements for the Parent and Advocate."
TIP: Download this article to your hard drive before you print it. The article includes several tables and graphs - if you try to print directly from the site, your computer may not print these illustrations.
2. More Resources About Tests, Evaluations
The site maintained by Ron Dumont and John Willis is a good source of information about tests and evaluations.
For an overview of commonly used tests, download "Test Descriptions" by John Willis.
Spend time exploring this valuable site. Check the "Test Reviews and Commentary" page.
Drs Willis and Dumont co-authored the book, "Guide to Identification of Learning Disabilities." You can get information about "Guide to Identification of Learning Disabilities."
The main page.
3. Update on "Free Stuff" Promotion
Wrightslaw and Harbor House Law Press have received e-mails and phone calls from individuals who want to participate in the "free stuff promotion" without meeting the conditions of the promotion. Some people purchased the book weeks or months ago. Others don't want to purchase the book from a retail bookseller.
If you have questions about these issues, please read our discussion of the purpose of this promotion.
Some bookstores say they can't get the book. If you run into this problem, please print the "Free Stuff" page - we added new information to help your bookstore get the book quickly and easily.
4. "Keys to a Brighter Future Conference" (January 24-27, 2001)
The Technical Assistance ALLIANCE
for Parent Centers announces their 4th Annual Conference at
* An IDEA Workshop (Kathleen
Boundy and Matt Cohen)
For more information about this
conference, please call the Pacer Center: 888-248-0822 (voice)
Links: The Technical Assistance ALLIANCE site