ERIC Number: ED401678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Their World, 1996/1997.
Their World, 1996-1997
The 26 articles in this annual on learning disabilities (LD) are organized into the following categories: research articles, educator resources, educational practices, creativity, professional insights, the LD experience of youth and adults, explaining LD to a child, and parents' trials and tribulations. The articles are: "National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Research Program in Learning Disabilities" (G. Reid Lyon and Duane Alexander); "Getting Research into the Classroom" (Donald Deshler and Jean B. Schumaker); "Building Bridges: The Parents' Educational Resource Center (PERC) Spans Gaps in Knowledge of LD" (Alexa Cortes Culwell); "The Challenge of Inclusionary Education: A Collaborative Model" (Angela M. Wilkins); "Systematic Language" (Jane Fell Greene);"Teaching Tolerance" (Harriet Arnold); "On Teaching Shakespeare to Students with LD" (Terry D. Cowgill); "Succeeding through the Arts" (Sally Smith); "Art and Music as Stress Busters for LD Children" (Tammy LeNeve); "Stages of Learning: The Performing Arts as a Teaching Tool" (David Lightfoot); "Revealing the Hopes of Adolescents through the Art of Tattoos" (Michael Gerrish); "Learned Helplessness and Attribution for Success and Failure in LD Students" (Nicki Arnold); "A Student's Need for Understanding" (Regina G. Richards); "Defining the Self as a Learner for Children with LD" (Augusta H. Gross); "My Story" (Matt Rehring); "On the Road to College" (Mimi Cooper); "Labels" (Ryan Foshay Hanson); "Facing Facts" (Kate Eklund); "The Effects of Learning Disability on One's Life" (Anonymous);"Reading My Way" (Frances Byfield Pitts); "Explaining LD to a Child" (Belinda Schilling-Leach); "Unicorns and Magic Boxes" (Judy Levitt and Jessica Levitt); "Letter to Our Son" (James Sollars and Claire Sollars); "A Walk with Denial...A Parents' Friend" (Diane Purchase); "Growing Up Successfully" (Jacqueline J. Kingon); and "The Road Taken" (Nicki Arnold). Also provided are a summary of federal laws and a list of suggested resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Art Education, Attribution Theory, Child Rearing, Creativity, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Inclusive Schools, Language Arts, Learning Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Personal Narratives, Student Experience, Student Needs, Teaching Methods, Teaching Models
National Center for Learning Disabilities, 381 Park Avenue, South, Suite 1420, New York, NY 10016; fax: 212-545-9665; telephone: 212-545-7510.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., New York, NY.