Characteristics of Children Enrolled in the Child Service Demonstration Centers

Kirk, Samuel A.; Elkins, John
December 1975
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Dec1975, Vol. 8 Issue 10
Academic Journal
Studies the characteristics of children enrolled in child service demonstration centers for learning disabilities in 21 states in the United States. Emphasis in remediation on each child on reading writing, arithmetic and visual perception; Examination of data on intelligence and achievement and the judgment of the child's achievement by the teacher; Ages of children served; Intellectual level; Sex distribution.


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