ERIC Number: EJ624839
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Gender and Imagination: Gender Conceptualization and Literacy Development in Successful Adults with Reading Disabilities.
Fink, Rosalie P.
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, v10 n3 p183-96 Sum 2000
A study of 60 successful males and females with reading disabilities found both genders developed high level literacy skills through avid reading of high interest texts, females were more likely to be discouraged from pursuing academic interests, and both genders were discouraged from pursuing mathematics and science. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: Issues that Challenge Adults with Learning Disabilities.