Learn to Labor and to Wait: Attentional Problems of Children with Learning Disorders

Keogh, Barbara K.; Margolis, Judith
May 1976
Journal of Learning Disabilities;May1976, Vol. 9 Issue 5
Academic Journal
Presents a three-dimensional approach for dealing with the attentional problems of children with learning disorders. Related studies on the relationship between attentional disorders and learning problems; Components of the three-dimensional approach; Diagnostic and remedial implications of the three-dimensional approach.


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