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Lowenthal, B. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
Short-term memory deficits are examined as precursors of learning disabilities in early childhood. The theories of Jean Piaget, Robbie Case, and Joseph Torgesen are reviewed to construct a theoretical framework. Supportive experimental studies are described, followed by implications for remediation and intervention. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Learning Theories
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Pyl, Sip J.; And Others – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
Experiences from Sweden, United States, Netherlands, West Germany, and United Kingdom illustrate the construction and implementation of written individual plans for special education students. Experiences indicate the importance of translating diagnostic data on pupils into teaching decisions, teaching based on the plan, and using evaluation data…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Teaching, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cerna, Marie – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
Briefly described is the development of motor activity in children with profound mental retardation through use of parent/child dyads. Parent and child are jointly trained using a specific program of lessons combined with home training. Advantages of this method are noted. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Intervention, Motor Development, Movement Education, Parent Child Relationship