ERIC Number: EJ454468
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Some Thoughts on Why the Prevalence of Learning Disabilities Has Increased.
Hallahan, Daniel P.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v25 n8 p523-28 Oct 1992
Factors that may explain the increase in the prevalence of learning disabilities are explained. One factor is related to the newness of learning disabilities as a discipline, and one is related to social/cultural changes (such as substance abuse, poverty, and lack of social support) that have occurred in U.S. society. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A