The DiaLog

The DiaLog is the official journal of the Texas Educational Diagnosticians’ Association.

Submission Guidelines

DiaLog Editor
Dr. Renee Kwiatek

The DiaLog publishes original articles concerning special education and assessment issues. Potential contributors are encouraged to submit reviews of research, case studies, best practices in assessment or instruction, and reports of the effectiveness of innovative programs.


Review Board:

Manuscripts are reviewed by the Editorial Board. Accepted manuscripts may be revised for clarity, organization and length. A system of anonymous peer reviewing is used by The DiaLog. Please remove all identifying information from the manuscript and include personal information on the cover sheet only. Authors will be notified within 3 months via e-mail regarding acceptance, resubmission with edits, or rejection of manuscript. Manuscripts may not be submitted simultaneously to The DiaLog and other journals. Please submit via email transmission as a word document to



Manuscripts must be double-spaced throughout, including references with a length of 10 – 20 pages in 12-point Times New Roman font. Each copy of the manuscript should include a separate cover sheet containing the title of the manuscript, the name(s) of the author(s) and affiliation(s). Also include the street address, telephone number, and e-mail address of the corresponding senior author. The article title, but not names of the author(s) should appear on the first page of the text. The content, organization,and style of manuscripts should follow the most current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. The author should make every effort to avoid the inclusion of clues to his or her identity in the manuscript.



Authors must provide assurances that the manuscript is an original work that has not been previously published and that the manuscript is not being considered concurrently in whole or substantial part by another publisher.


All articles will be preceded by an abstract of 100-200 words. Contributors are referred to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for assistance in preparing the abstract.adfsdf

Responsibility of Authors:

Authors are solely responsible for the factual accuracy of their contributions. The author is responsible for obtaining permission to quote lengthy excerpts from previously published material. All figures submitted must be submitted camera ready.


PDF of Submission Guidelines

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Dr. Renee Kwiatek
DiaLog Editor