'The Reading and Writing Question' as a Classroom Therapeutic Intervention
- A preliminary study on the prevalence of challenging behaviours. Cheung, Man Cheung; Cumella, Stuart // Psychological Reports;Dec96 Part 2, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p1427
Evaluates the prevalence of challenging behavior among subjects with learning disabilities in an English health district. Nature of subjects' disabilities; Hyperactivity and irritability as common challenging behaviors; Common psychiatric disorders of the subjects; Implications for further study.
- A neuropsychological approach to the assessment of adults with learning disabilities in... Michaels, Craig A.; Lazar, J. Wayne // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p544
Presents a description of cognitive, academic, and personality characteristics of adults with learning disabilities referred for services through the state/federal vocational rehabilitation system. Neuropsychological approach to the assessment process; Personality characteristics based on the...
- Profiles of college students demonstrating learning disabilities with and without giftedness. Ferri, Beth A.; Gregg, Noel // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p552
Analyzes the assessment profiles of two groups of adults with learning disabilities. Criticisms of the giftedness and learning disabilities construct; Aptitude, achievement and behavioral characteristics.
- PERSONALITY NOT INTELLIGENCE OR EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT DIFFERENTIATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS WHO ACCESS SPECIAL NEEDS FOR 'LEARNING DISABILITIES' Persinger, M.A.; Tiller, S.G. // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal;1999, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p1
University students who had been referred over a three year period from a special needs office because of putative learning disabilities were compared to randomly selected cohorts. There was no evidence of learning disabilities. Standardized scores for intelligence memory and educational...
- Separate groups are a safe place. Ellison, Annie // Learning Disability Today;Jun2010, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p9
A response by Annie Ellison to a review of her training pack "Promoting Physical Well-being in Mental Health and Learning Disabilities" in the May 2010 issue is presented.
- A demonstration of resilience. Miller, Maurice; Fritz, Marie F. // Intervention in School & Clinic;May98, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p265
Discusses resilience in individuals with learning disabilities. Case study; Resilience themes; Things teachers can do to impact resilience to students.
- The social adjustment and self-concept of adults with learning disabilities. Lewandowski, Lawrence; Arcangelo, Karen // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Nov94, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p598
Examines the social adjustment and self-concept of adults who received special education services under the learning disabilities designation and who had regular education programming. Differences between groups on the social adjustment measure; Self-concept scores of a small subset of subjects...
- Depression and anxiety in children and adolescents with learning disabilities, conduct disorders... Newcomer, Phyllis L.; Barenbaum, Edna // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Jan1995, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p27
Studies depression and anxiety levels in children and adolescents with learning disabilities (LD), conduct disorders (CD) and with no disabilities (ND). Effects of age and gender; Self-rating; Comorbidity of anxiety and depression.
- COMMENTARY ON PALINCSAR AND BROWN'S "ENHANCING INSTRUCTIONAL TIME THROUGH ATTENTION TO METACOGNITION". Hallahan, Daniel P. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Mar87, Vol. 20 Issue 3
Comments on A.S. Palincsar and D.A. Brown's article entitled 'Enhancing Instructional Time Through Attention to Metacognition,' which appeared in the 1987 issue of the 'Journal of Learning Disabilities.' Importance of metacognitive instruction on teaching activity; Significance of metacognitive...