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Sze, Susan – College Student Journal, 2009
Reading affects a plethora of areas in life. Students with learning disabilities often fall into this category due to a lack of practice with reading and less time to focus on building skills. This paper examines the background, the relationship between reading and learning disabilities, the characteristics of students with learning disabilities…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading, Learning Disabilities, Reading Instruction
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Otto, Sherri Jennings; Arnold, Mitylene – College Student Journal, 2005
The purpose of this study is to describe the level of administrator support perceived by special education teachers in South Texas. The literature on teacher retention indicates that "lack of administrative support" as an important reason for leaving the profession. This study examined the factors related to administrator support…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Beginning Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Rao, Shaila – College Student Journal, 2004
Attitudes toward disabilities as a topic is widely researched when it comes to published studies concerned with disability issues. 'Attitudinal barriers' is recognized widely as an impediment to success of persons with disabilities. However, this also happens to be the least researched variable in studies done with faculty and students with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, College Faculty