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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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Spencer, Simon; Ross, Malcolm – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
The paper argues that microcomputers can be useful in providing visual stimulation to young visually handicapped children. Monitors can present materials in a "back-lit" manner, and input devices such as the touch sensitive screen allow children to interact directly with the images on the screen. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Early Childhood Education, Input Output Devices, Microcomputers