ERIC Number: ED172482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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Learning Disabilities. Parts I Through IV. Programs 144-147.
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
The transcript of a four-part radio program on learning disabilities (LD) focuses on issues involving the definition, identification, and education of LD children. Definitional concerns are voiced by J. Gallagher, S. Kirk and S. Richardson. Controversy over prevalence estimates is discussed. Teachers of LD children comment on effective identification and education strategies for dyslexic and LD students. Teacher training is examined by M. Frostig and J. Gallagher. Reactions of an LD elementary student and an LD adult are cited. Other topics covered include reading and emotional problems of LD students, dangers in labelling children LD, and the teacher's role in working with LD students. (CL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
Note: The document was also sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; Print is small and may be difficult to read