ERIC Number: ED393271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
"Stars Shine Bright Deep in the Heart of LDA." Poster Session Abstracts of the International Conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (Dallas, Texas, March 6-9, 1996).
Russell, Steven C., Comp.
This monograph brings together 16 one- to two-page abstracts from research poster sessions held at the March 1996 international conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America. The first section, addressing research on assessment and characteristics of students with learning disabilities, includes abstracts on the Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery in predicting university success, learning problems in homeless adolescents; literacy acquisition of Hispanic students; depression and learning disabilities; parents' and teachers' perceptions of children's language ability; cerebral blood flow in developmental specific learning disabilities; and a hypothesis of neuroanatomic localization and learning disabilities. The second section, addressing research on instruction and treatment, includes abstracts on self determination for youth with mild disabilities; the correlation between tutor usage and academic grades; transition from a special education school to a mainstream middle school; multisensory structured language techniques using the Wilson Reading System; metacognitive skills in the workplace; effects of self-monitoring with students having attention deficit disorders; effects of self-instruction on writing skills of students with learning disabilities; literacy in students with learning disabilities; and parent perspectives on inclusion. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Learning Disabilities Association of America, Pittsburgh, PA.
Note: For the 1994 Poster Session Abstracts, see ED 370 297.