ERIC Number: EJ632161
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Interactional Models of Learning Disabilities: Evidence from Students Entering Foster Care.
Evans, Larry D.
Psychology in the Schools, v38 n4 p381-90 Jul 2001
Examined students in foster care for the relationship between learning and extrascholastic environments. Obtained achievement and intelligence scores for children (N=3,483) during the first months of foster care placement. Results showed average to low-average mean achievement and IQ, with academic deficits in basic skill areas. Results support models of learning disability etiology that recognize environmental, neurologic, instructional, and behavioral variables. (Contains 36 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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