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Title Perspectives on learning disabilities : biological, cognitive, contextual / edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Louise Spear-Swerling ; with a foreword by Keith E. Stanovich.

Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  371.926 P432    ---  Available
Description xvi, 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Genes, environment, and reading disabilities / Richard K. Olson -- Biological foundations of developmental dyslexia / Elena L. Grigorenko -- Neuropsychological basis of learning disabilities / George W. Hynd, Amanda B. Clinton, and Jennifer R. Heimenz -- Learning disabilities in perspective / Richard K. Wagner and Tamara Garon -- Phonologically based reading disabilities : toward a coherent theory of one kind of learning disability / Joseph K. Torgesen -- Reading disabilities and the interventionist / Michael G. Pressley -- Learning disabilities : the roads we have traveled and the path to the future / Linda S. Siegel -- Developing reading fluency in learning-disabled students / S. Jay Santuels -- Learning disabilities as organizational pathologies / Thomas M. Skrtic -- Learning disability : issues of representation, power, and the medicalization of school failure / Carol A. Christensen -- Can we get there from here? Learning, disabilities and future education policy / Louis Spear-Swerling -- Toward an emerging consensus about learning disabilities / Robert J. Sternberg.
Subject Learning disabilities.
Learning disabled children -- Education.
Learning disabilities -- Physiological aspects.
Constructivism (Education)
Context effects (Psychology) in children.
Added Author Sternberg, Robert J.
Spear-Swerling, Louise.
ISBN 0813331757 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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