TITLE

The Learning Disabilities Specialist: Role and Responsibilities

AUTHOR(S)
Larsen, Stephen C.
PUB. DATE
October 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Oct1976, Vol. 9 Issue 8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the responsibilities of the learning disability specialist. Need for experience and expertise to fulfill responsibility and solve educational problems; Recognition of the strategy utilized in identifying learning disabled children; Effect of the approach taken by professionals on children viewed as being learning disabled; Educational program planning once a child has been identified as learning disabled.
ACCESSION #
4727167

 

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