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Jenkinson, Josephine C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
This article discusses research design problems peculiar to work with intellectually disabled subjects, such as discrepancies in uses of control groups and mental age matching, definitions of subject groups and variability within and between subject groups. Suggestions for minimizing these problems are made and alternative methodologies offered.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Control Groups, Elementary Secondary Education, Matched Groups
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Jenkinson, Josephine C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
Research has found similarities between specific reading disability and reading difficulty in children of low intelligence, especially in short-term memory deficits. Studies indicate that ability to acquire and use a knowledge of spelling patterns is a major problem, and efforts to teach more efficient decoding skills have met with limited…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Mental Retardation, Reading Ability, Reading Difficulties