ERIC Number: ED215476
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A Varied Perspective on Specific Learning Disabilities.
Smith, Robert T., Ed.
Forum, v6 n2 Sum 1980
Eleven brief articles focus on specific learning disabilities with emphasis on programs in New York State and City. Articles have the following titles and authors: "The History of Learning Disabilities Revisited" (J. Wiederholt, G. Hale); "The Learning in Learning Disability--Ask What, Not Why" (R. Schworm) which stresses the need to identify problem behavior not global causes); "The Resource Room's Role in School Discipline" (D. Leach, S. Quinby); "Legislation and the Resource Room--The New York City Program" (J. Luchow, et al.); "An Administrative Perspective on Implementing a Learning Disabilities Program under P.L. 94-142" (M. Burwell); "A Modified I.E.P. Responds to Instructional Needs" (G. Schena); "The Teaching Assistant--Professional Partner in Special Education" (M. Broth); "Guidance and Mainstreaming" (L. Smith); "Toward a Taxonomy of Specific Learning Disabilities" (J. Gould); "Five Faces of Cognition--Theoretical Influences on Approaches to Learning Disabilities" (W. Hresko); and "Learning Disabilities in the '80s--New York DCLD" (S. Johnson). (DB)
Descriptors: Administration, Classification, Clinical Diagnosis, Cognitive Development, Discipline, Educational History, Educational Trends, Federal Legislation, Guidance, Individualized Education Programs, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Resource Room Programs, State Legislation, Theories
The Forum, 582 Baldy Hall, SUNY/Buffalo, Amherst, NY 14260 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Buffalo. New York State Federation of Chapters.
Identifiers: New York