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Research and Global Perspectives in Learning Disabilities: Essays in Honor of William M. Cruikshank

Research and Global Perspectives in Learning Disabilities: Essays in Honor of William M. Cruikshank

1st Edition

Daniel P. Hallahan, Barbara K. Keogh
April 27, 2016

This volume honors the founder of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities (IARLD), William M. Cruickshank, and his many accomplishments. His influence on special education in general, and learning disabilities in specific, is evident throughout the world. Consistent with his...

The Social Dimensions of Learning Disabilities: Essays in Honor of Tanis Bryan

The Social Dimensions of Learning Disabilities: Essays in Honor of Tanis Bryan

1st Edition

Bernice Y.L. Wong, Mavis L. Donahue
May 07, 2015

Bringing together over 25 years of research into the social aspects of learning disabilities (LD), this book presents a range of topics that reflect on the richness of research interests in the discipline. In honor of Tanis Bryan, the pioneer in research on social competence of children with LD,...

Self-determined Learning Theory: Construction, Verification, and Evaluation

Self-determined Learning Theory: Construction, Verification, and Evaluation

1st Edition

Deirdre K. Mithaug, Deirdre K. Mithaug
May 07, 2015

This volume brings together four semi-autonomous bodies of research (choice, self-determination, self-regulation, and self-management) to form a new theory of self-engaged learning entitled, Self-Determined Learning Theory. This theory explains why and how students self-engage. It identifies the...

Identification of Learning Disabilities: Research To Practice

Identification of Learning Disabilities: Research To Practice

1st Edition

Renee Bradley, Louis Danielson, Daniel P. Hallahan
July 01, 2002

Identification of Learning Disabilities: Research to Practice is the remarkable product of a learning disabilities summit conference convened by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in August 2001 and the activities following that summit. Both the conference and this book were seen as...

Personality and Motivational Differences in Persons With Mental Retardation

Personality and Motivational Differences in Persons With Mental Retardation

1st Edition

Harvey N. Switzky
August 01, 2001

This book presents the most comprehensive review of research regarding personality and motivational differences in persons with mental retardation. From the personal commentary of Edward Zigler, H. Carl Haywood, and Harvey N. Switzky, the book summarizes the classical work of the Yale and...

Contemporary Special Education Research: Syntheses of the Knowledge Base on Critical Instructional Issues

Contemporary Special Education Research: Syntheses of the Knowledge Base on Critical Instructional Issues

1st Edition

Russell Gersten, Ellen P. Schiller, Sharon R. Vaughn
March 01, 2000

Considerable research in the past 30 years has accumulated regarding the academic and social functioning of youngsters with disabilities. Only in the past decade has there been sufficient special education research published from which meta-analyses and syntheses can be conducted. In this volume,...

The Least Restrictive Environment: Its Origins and interpretations in Special Education

The Least Restrictive Environment: Its Origins and interpretations in Special Education

1st Edition

Jean B. Crockett, James M. Kauffman
April 01, 1999

The Least Restrictive Environment: Its Origins and Interpretations in Special Education examines issues of ethical leadership and clarifies instructional placement decisions that provide a full educational opportunity for students with disabilities....

Developmental Perspectives on Children With High-incidence Disabilities

Developmental Perspectives on Children With High-incidence Disabilities

1st Edition

Ronald Gallimore, Lucinda P. Bernheimer, Donald L. MacMillan, Deborah L. Speece, Sharon R. Vaughn
April 01, 1999

This volume has two purposes. The first is to summarize, substantiate, and extend current knowledge on the development of children with high incidence disabilities--most notably, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, and mild mental retardation. The second is to honor the career of Professor...

What Reading Research Tells Us About Children With Diverse Learning Needs: Bases and Basics

What Reading Research Tells Us About Children With Diverse Learning Needs: Bases and Basics

1st Edition

Deborah C. Simmons, Edward J. Kameenui, Edward J. Kameenui
August 01, 1998

The purpose of this book is to communicate findings of a research synthesis investigating the bases of reading failure and the curricular and instructional basics to help guide the design and advancement of children's reading performance. The synthesis--completed by the National Center to Improve...

Issues in Educating Students With Disabilities

Issues in Educating Students With Disabilities

1st Edition

John Wills Lloyd, Edward J. Kameenui, Edward J. Kameenui, David J. Chard
August 01, 1997

The contributors to this volume represent the most prominent researchers and thinkers on issues in educating students with and without disabilities. The book captures the most current thinking, research, and analysis on the full range of issues in educating students with learning disabilities, from...

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