ERIC Number: ED416602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
What Do You Mean I Have a Learning Disability?
Dwyer, Kathleen M.
This children's book tells the story of 10-year-old Jimmy who is having problems at school and believes he is stupid. After a parent-teacher conference, he is tested and found to have a learning disability. The book discusses the characteristics of learning disabilities and the help Jimmy receives from a tutor. It concludes with Jimmy performing successfully on a social studies test. A list of famous people with learning disabilities and resource organizations is also included. Black and white pictures accompany the text. (CR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Coping, Disability Identification, Educational Strategies, Intermediate Grades, Learning Disabilities, Outcomes of Treatment, Self Concept, Self Esteem, Student Characteristics, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Walker and Company, 720 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Photographs by Barbara Beirne.