TITLE

FRAMING A CEILING AS A FLOOR: THE CHANGING DEFINITION OF LEARNING DISABILITIES AND THE CONFLICTING TRENDS IN LEGISLATION AFFECTING LEARNING DISABLED STUDENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Townsend, Nicholas L.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Creighton Law Review;Feb2007, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p229
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the changing definition of learning disabilities and conflicting issues in legislation that affects learning disabled students in the U.S. It was stated that the definition of learning disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act has moved toward an average person standard for a decade.
ACCESSION #
24806975

 

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