ERIC Number: ED148053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Learning Disabilities in the Secondary School. Title III: Curricular Development for Secondary Learning Disabilities.
DeBrosse, Marion, Ed.; And Others
Presented are 12 papers from a conference on the issues of secondary learning disability. Following an introduction are the texts of discussions from the conference's four sections covering an overview of the central issues, definition and identification, learner characteristics, educational priorities and objectives, remedial strategies, model programs, suggestions for instruction in reading and mathematics, language difficulties, vocational education, curricular and material resources, teacher training programs, and debates over key issues. A final section includes papers with the following titles and authors: "Curriculum and Materials for Secondary Level Learning Disabilities Programs--What We Have and What We Need" (V. Brown); "Math Curricula for Secondary Learning Disabled Students" (J. Cawley); "Psycho-Social Characteristics of Learning Disabled Adolescents" (D. Deshler); "Reading Problems of the Secondary Learning Disabled Student" (P. Gillespie and M. Sitko); "Survey of Secondary Programs for the Learning Disabled" (L. Goodman); "Adolescents with Learning Disability--Definition, Identification, and Incidence" (D. Hammill); "Exploratory Occupational Education for Learning Disabled Adolescents" (P. Irvine); "Toward a Taxonomy of Remediation" (J. Lerner); "Language and Speech Difficulties of the Adolescent Learning Disabled" (Sitko and Gillespie); "Adolescents with Learning Disabilities--The Problem in Perspective" (J. Wiederhold); "Process Remediation with Secondary Learning Disabled Children" (J. Ysseldyke); and "Preparing Teachers for Secondary Learning Disabilities Programs" (N. Zigmond). (SBH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Conference Reports, Curriculum, Definitions, Educational Programs, Identification, Instructional Materials, Language Handicaps, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Reading Difficulty, Remedial Programs, Secondary Education, Student Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Intermediate Unit 23, Blue Bell, PA.
Note: For related information, see EC 103 362-365