ERIC Number: ED163683
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Reading Problems of the Secondary Learning Disabled Student. LD Series #3.
Gillespie, Patricia H.; Sitko, Merrill C.
Presented at the Montgomery County (PA) Intermediate Unit Conference on Learning Disabilities in the Secondary Schools, 1975, the paper presents a review of the literature on reading problems of learning disabled secondary students. Aspects covered include identification issues in learning disabilities, models of the reading process and of learning disabilities, assessment in reading, reading characteristics of the learning disabled adolescent, and instructional strategies in reading for the learning disabled. A selected series of studies is presented, showing that most learning disabled children possess reading difficulties, the exact nature of which is not yet clear. Among the conclusions presented are that assessment techniques in reading usually lack validity, reliability, and true diagnostic value; and that reading programing is more developed on the elementary level than on the secondary level. (DLS)
Descriptors: Conceptual Schemes, Identification, Learning Disabilities, Models, Reading Difficulty, Reading Instruction, Research Reviews (Publications), Secondary Education
Indiana University, Center for Innovation in Teaching the Handicapped, School of Education, Bloomington, Indiana 47401 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Center for Innovation in Teaching the Handicapped.
Note: Paper presented at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit Conference on Learning Disabilities in the Secondary Schools (Norristown, Pennsylvania, March, 1975)