TITLE

Definitions of Learning Disabilities Used in the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Mercer, Cecil D.; Forgnone, Charles; Wolking, William D.
PUB. DATE
June 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1976, Vol. 9 Issue 6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights a survey of state departments of education in the United States regarding their definitions of learning disabilities (LD) and their attempt to operationalize them. Conceptual framework used to analyze LD definitions; Trends and variations in state definitions; Procedures recommended to enhance the development of an acceptable definition of LD.
ACCESSION #
4729075

 

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