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  • A child must have an IQ in the average range to be considered LD

  • The lack of a severe discrepancy is an exclusion from SPED

  • The team must all agree in order to classify a child as SPED

  • A disorder in basic psychological process does not impact IQ scores

  • A 3-year reevaluation is done to determine if the child still has a learning disability 

  • Standardized tests must be administered to children during special education evaluations

  • A child who does well on a standardized achievement test cannot be LD

  • A child with a high IQ and lower achievement has a SLD

  • A child with low IQ and higher achievement is an overachiever

  • The IQ level of a child matters when one is identifying S/L disorders (cog ref)