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Leko, Melinda M.; Griffin, Cynthia C. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2009
In a 1986 study published in the "Learning Disability Quarterly," Simmons and Kame'enui examined information found in popular periodicals about learning disabilities (LD) in an effort to understand what people learn about LD from these high-readership sources. After more than 20 years, advances in technology have brought significant…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Internet, Periodicals, Web Sites
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Learning Disability Quarterly, 2008
Literacy is a complex set of skills that comprise the interrelated processes of reading and writing required within varied socio-cultural contexts. Underdeveloped literacy skills have profound consequences for students, families, and society. These effects are academic, social, emotional, and economic in nature. Students with learning disabilities…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Grade 4, Literacy, Reading Processes