ERIC Number: ED169694
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Your Child Has a Learning Disability...What Is It? A Guide for Parents and Teachers. Revised 1978.
Grabow, Beverly W.
Intended for parents and teachers, the booklet describes the symptoms and need for early identification of learning disabilities. Sections address the definition of learning disabilities, characteristics, incidence, etiology, diagnosis, medication, education, counseling--therapy, and sources of information. Offered are tips for both parents (such as - "keep life simple and encourage outside interests") and teachers (including - "place the child closer to the teacher's desk and structure the child's work for success"). A list of 20 suggested readings is also provided. (SBH)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Identification, Individual Characteristics, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Parent Role, Teacher Role
National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 2023 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612 ($0.35 each plus $0.25 postage for 1-5 copies; Cost of additional copies decreases with number ordered)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Chicago, IL.