ERIC Number: ED390183
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Learning Disabilities and Juvenile Justice. Special Edition. Revised Edition.
Tyner, Polly, Ed.
LDA Gram, v29 n3 revised edition spec iss Sep 1995
This special newsletter issue on learning disabilities and juvenile justice includes statistics indicating unfavorable outcomes for many individuals with learning disabilities, presents findings of the Incarcerated Youth Task Force Report, and describes five successful programs for teaching reading. Articles include: "Parents Don't Care!--Or Do They?" (Joan T. Esposito); "Learning Disabilities: Developmental or Academic Learning Disability? It's Crucial To Know the Difference" (Rhoda Cummings); "Helping Children through Juvenile Court: The Youngster with Learning Disabilities" (Marc Lewkowicz); "A Judge's Story" (Jeffrey H. Gallet); "Who Makes Education Decisions for Juvenile Court Children?" (Mary S. Keegan); "Educating the Reading and Learning Disabled behind Bars" (Stephen J. Steurer); "Learning Disabilities and the Juvenile Justice System" (Amy Bailin et al.); "From the Perspective of Judge Jean Lewis"; "An Attorney's Perspective on Learning Disabilities" (Carole Telfer); "GED Testing Accommodations for Poor and Incarcerated Special Needs Students" (Patricia Franklin); "Legal Definitions and the JD-LD Linkage" (Barbara Bateman); and "Where Have All the Girls Gone?" (Julie Gilligan). A resource section identifies learning disabilities organizations, audiovisual resources, and print resources. (SW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Learning Disabilities Association of California, San Leandro.