ERIC Number: EJ1054402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
EmPOWERing Children with Learning Disabilities: A Practitioner-Based Reflection
Cass, Richard J.
Journal of Education, v191 n1 p59-67 2010-2011
Recent reports indicate that the expressive writing needs of students who struggle have become a critical and life-influencing problem. This article provides an overview of current research on the writing needs of students with LD and a practitioner-based reflection on the Singer and Bashir EmPOWER approach, a resource that can help teachers meet the needs of struggling writers.
Descriptors: Reflection, Learning Disabilities, Children, Student Empowerment, Expressive Language, Writing Achievement, Student Needs, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies, Writing Improvement, Literature Reviews, Writing Difficulties, Change Strategies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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