Educational alternatives for students with learning disabilities

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Learning disabled children -- Education -- United States.,
  • Language arts -- United States.,
  • Learning disabled children -- United States -- Language.,
  • Language disorders in children -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementSusan A. Vogel, editor.
ContributionsVogel, Susan Ann.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC4705 .E38 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1545625M
ISBN 10038797668X, 354097668X
LC Control Number91024816

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Create a plan to help the student to generalize their learning across settings and situations. Children with significant disabilities are likely to need explicit programming.

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The best place for a child with Specific Learning Disabilities is an inclusive classroom. This way he or she will get the special support they need without leaving the. Learning disabilities are NOT mental retardation, nor are they the result of a poor academic background, emotional disturbance, lack of motivation, or visual or auditory acuity problems (Association of Higher Education and Disability).

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