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ERIC Number: EJ282720
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Why Do We Persist?
Gardner, William I.
Education and Treatment of Children, v5 n4 p369-77 Fall 1982
Objections to the traditional categorical model of special education are followed by a summary of administrative factors supporting the tradition. Reasons underlying the persistence of the categorical approach are seen to include misconceptions about the nature of the disability categories. Learning disabilities are cited as an invalid and unuseful category. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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