ERIC Number: ED359681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Ellis, William, Ed.
Their World, 1993
This 1993 edition offers 23 papers on various aspects of learning disabilities, presented in four sections on: (1) social and emotional dimensions of learning disabilities, (2) creative environments for students with learning disabilities, (3) thoughts for parents, and (4) thinking about college. Articles include, among others: "Building Strength through Diversity: Success through Adversity" (Kristen Lidke Finn); "Living with a Learning Disability--Stress and the Learning Disabled" (Helen Ginandes Weiss and Martin S. Weiss); "Improving the Social Competence of Students with Learning Disabilities" (Pam Campbell and Gary N. Siperstein); "Learning Disabled Adolescents and Motivation" (Anthony K. Van Reusen); "School Lives--Social Lives: A School Counselor Speaks" (Mark Rappaport);"Project Apple: A Unique Collaboration Results in Teacher Training That Makes a Difference" (Lenox Reed); "The Inclusive Classroom: Making a Difference" (Michele C. Tamaren); "The Community Service Program at Windward School" (Joan Metsch); "The Dyslexic Learner" (Caroline Janover); "It Is Not a Miracle" (Miriam L. Gerstenblith); "My Brother, My Friend" (Anonymous); "The LD (Learning Disabled) Student Searches for the Right College Match" (Marybeth Kravets); and "Learning Disabilities in the College Setting: A Different Ball Game Than High School" (Stephen S. Strichart). The collection concludes with priority statements of the National Center for Learning Disabilities; suggested computer hardware and software; and a list of resources for parents such as fiction and nonfiction books, videotapes and audiotapes, organizations, and relevant legislation. (JDD)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Creative Development, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Higher Education, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Disabilities, Personal Narratives, Social Development, Student Development
National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., 99 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Authoring Institution: National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., New York, NY.