Has the Perceptual Deficit Hypothesis Led Us Astray?

Vellutino, Frank R.; Steger, Barbara M.; Harding, Constance J.; Niles, Jerome A.; Moyer, Sara C.
June 1977
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1977, Vol. 10 Issue 6
Academic Journal
Gives a critique of practice in the field of learning disabilities and examines several approaches to remediating educationally handicapped children. Rationales underlying perceptual-motor training; Troublesome aspect of perceptual deficit explanations of learning disabilities; Perceptual deficit models of learning disability; Basic concept of preferred modality.


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