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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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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