ERIC Number: EJ853078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
Intervention Research and Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice
Deshler, Donald D.
Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, v1 n1 p1-7 Sep 2003
Getting research-based instructional practices into the hands of professionals who teach students with learning disabilities is one of the most significant challenges for educators. This paper describes some of the major factors accounting for the gaps that exist between the special education research and classroom practice and presents four major policy recommendations to be considered by those who frame legislative initiatives on behalf of individuals with disabilities.
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Teacher Educators, Special Education, Educational Research, Policy Formation, Government School Relationship, Federal Legislation, Educational Researchers, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
Learning Disabilities Worldwide, Inc. P.O. Box 142, Weston, MA 02493. Tel: 781-890-5399; Fax: 781-890-0555; Web site: http://www.ldam.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A