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ERIC Number: ED401678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 132
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., New York, NY.