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ERIC Number: EJ451535
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0271-1214
Labeling Preschoolers as Learning Disabled: A Cautionary Position.
Haring, Kathryn A.; And Others
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v12 n2 p151-73 Sum 1992
This article explores the use of the categorical label of learning disabled for determining eligibility for preschool special education programs. Specific concerns include definitional issues, the dangers of labeling and low expectation sets, failure to demonstrate movement through a continuum of services, and the efficacy of early intervention. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Note: Theme Issue: Preschoolers with Learning Disabilities.