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Spekman, Nancy J.; Roth, Froma P. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1982
An intervention framework for the management of communication disorders in learning disabled children is presented. The model is comprised of three components: communicative intentions (what a speaker wants to convey), presupposition (a speaker's message in relation to specific information needs of a listener), and the social organization of…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Diagnostic Teaching, Dialogs (Language), Elementary Secondary Education
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Reid, Greg – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1982
All physical activities incorporate perceptual motor coordination, and physical activities for learning disabled children should provide from among three types of movement outcomes--movement control, movement behavior, or movement experience. Instruction should focus on task analysis, the student's strengths, and success with an appropriate amount…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Movement Education, Perceptual Motor Coordination
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Gray, Richard A. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1981
Twenty-five suggestions are presented for consideration when describing, defining, and assessing learning disabled adults; when designing appropriate instructional and support services for these individuals; and when planning related research. Implications are discussed for elementary and secondary level educators, as well as for those designing…
Descriptors: Adults, Learning Disabilities, Program Development
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McNutt, Gaye – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The author introduces 10 articles on language arts and learning disabilities (LD) and presents evidence for her contention that reading should be viewed within the context of a general model of language. For related information see EC 132 759-768. (CL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, Learning Disabilities, Reading Instruction
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Harber, Jean R. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The paper explores several issues which effect the accurate assessment of language and reading disorders and, thus, of discrepancy between expected potential and actual achievement. For related information see EC 132 758-768. (Author)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Disability Identification, Evaluation Methods, Language Handicaps
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Poteet, James A. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The article presents an approach to informal assessment of written expression which allows the teacher to determine the skills acquired and correctly used by the student, the skills needing remediation, and the skills to be introduced. For related information see EC 132 758-767. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Informal Assessment, Language Skills, Learning Disabilities
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Harber, Jean R. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1981
This article suggests ways in which the consumer of educational research can critically evaluate research reports in terms of sample and methodology, design and statistical treatment, and results and interpretation. The reader is alerted to sources of deliberate and nondeliberate bias and to fallacious use and/or interpretation of statistics.…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Methodology
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Heron, Timothy E.; Skinner, Michael E. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1981
The paper delineates three observable and measurable variables in the regular classroom (response opportunity, teacher-student interaction, and social acceptance) which the placement team can use to make the initial placement decision and to evaluate educational progress in the future for learning disabled students. (Author)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming
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Schworm, Ronald W.; Abelseth, Janet L. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1981
The article describes an evaluation procedure that observes the child's ability to use specific learning strategies. By extending on and manipulating initial responses, the procedures help determine the amount of interaction needed to influence a child's performance and identify the kinds of instructional interactions that exercise control over…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Observation
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Hanna, Gerald S.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1979
The article reviews the literature on the quantification of achievement-aptitude differences in learning disabled students, outlines and discusses criteria for new and more adequate procedures, and presents step-by-step procedures that can be routinely followed. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Children, Disability Identification
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Freund, Judith H.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1979
Aspects considered include cognitive and social development, the preschool prediction of learning disabilities, patterns of environmental processes in learning disabilities and mental retardation, environmental disadvantages, and biological determinants. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Disability Identification
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Adelman, Howard S.; Taylor, Linda – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1979
Focus is on a conceptualization of initial assessment and consultation, the problem-solving paradigm as a framework for guiding this activity, and a description of procedures and initial data from a demonstration program. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Disability Identification, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leigh, James E. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The article discusses the Division of Children with Learning Disabilities (DCLD) Code of Ethics and Competencies for Teachers of Learning Disabled Children and Youth and reviews each of its stated purposes related to: teacher training programs, certification standards, employment criteria, and monitoring of ongoing professional practices.…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Professional Associations
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Bachor, Dan G. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1979
The article outlines specific procedures for analyzing student errors and using the information gained as a tool for making appropriate assessment and instructional decisions. (DLS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Diagnosis, Error Patterns, Evaluation Methods
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Mastropieri, Margo A.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1997
Over a six-week period, students (N=19) with learning disabilities in an inner-city middle school were taught the chronological order of the U.S. presidents. Half the time a modified mnemonic keyword-pegword strategy was used and the other half rehearsal and representational pictures. Delayed posttesting revealed a significant main effect for…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies, Memorization
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