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Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Education Branch. – 1996
Part of a seven-book series called "Programming for Students with Special Needs," this book offers all teachers information to enhance their understanding of learning disabilities and provides practical strategies to assist in teaching students with special needs. Section 1 discusses the definition of learning disabilities, labeling, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Check Lists, Cognitive Processes, Definitions
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Cummins, Jim – FOCUS, 1982
Although most educators agree in theory that labeling linguistically and culturally different students as "low I.Q." can adversely affect their academic progress, in practice a disproportionate number of bilingual students are still being "deported" into special education and vocational classes as a combined result of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL. – 1988
This resource guide provides information on programs that serve at risk students in the Dade County (Florida) Public Schools. For each program the following information is provided: (1) description; (2) number of schools served; (3) number of students served; and (4) budget. The following types of programs are included: (1) dropout retrieval; (2)…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Guidance, Community Programs, Dropout Characteristics