ERIC Number: EJ579449
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Politics, Science, and the Future of Learning Disabilities.
Kauffman, James M.; Hallahan, Daniel P.; Lloyd, John Wills
Learning Disability Quarterly, v21 n4 p276-80 Fall 1998
In response to Kavale and Forness (EC 630 380), this article raises four issues concerning the balance between science and politics in learning disabilities (LD): (1) LD as an objective biological entity; (2) uses of a scientific definition of LD; (3) political advocacy concerning unacceptable achievement and LD; and (4) risks in assuming unacceptable achievement implies LD. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Special Issue: Politics and Learning Disabilities. For related articles see EC 620 380-385.