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The Learning Disability Mess

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how children with learning disabilities can be eligible to receive special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It begins ... More


Reciprocity and mutuality: people with learning disabilities as carers

Nicki Ward

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Like other binary divides, the division between care giver and care receiver tends to render invisible the realities of caring relationships. Those traditionally seen as vulnerable and in need of ... More


Teaching Foreign Languages to Students with Disabilities: Initiatives to Educate Faculty

Rasma Lazda-Cazers and Helga Thorson

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses issues involved in accommodating and teaching students with learning disabilities in the foreign language classroom. Addressed here are four questions that may help faculty to ... More


Including Students with Learning Disabilities

Fuk Chuen Ho

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter discusses the learning difficulties of Chinese students in regular classroom contexts. Since disabilities in the subject areas of reading and mathematics influence all areas of school ... More


Loss for children with learning disability

Linda McEnhill

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the concept of ‘resilience’. It is not completely clear what this might look like in bereaved people and especially in children with learning disability (LD). This chapter also ... More


Organizational Learning Disabilities and Organizational Amnesia

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter has a wide focus, covering many of the cognitive problems that are secondary to chronic organizational stress. Stress interferes with organizational learning, organizational memory is ... More


Transitions for young people with learning disabilities

Gillian MacIntyre

in Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Young people with learning disabilities can expect to make transitions that involve local education authorities, children's social services, adult social care, and in some cases paediatric and adult ... More


Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Colin Ong-Dean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Students in special education programs can have widely divergent experiences. For some, special education amounts to a dumping ground where schools unload their problem students, while for others, it ... More


Making a Difference: Evaluating, Modifying, and Creating Inclusive Foreign Language Activities

Teresa Cabal Krastel

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the outcome of a teaching methods program entitled “Technology for the Twenty-first Century,” held at Springfield Technical Community College in Springfield, Massachusetts in ... More


Specific Learning Disabilities

Kimberly A. McCord

in Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190467760
eISBN:
9780190467807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467760.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Specific learning disabilities are high-incidence disabilities. Subtypes include dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dyspraxia. Learning disabilities can make reading music notation a challenge ... More


High Roads and Low Roads to Disability

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how disability diagnoses and parental practices are distributed across different groups of parents and what kinds of arguments about parents' involvement can initially be made ... More


Specified Learning Disabilities and Music Education

Kimberly McCord

in Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190234560
eISBN:
9780190234607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234560.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Specified learning disabilities are the most common disability. Currently, the National Center for Educational Statistics estimates that 41% of children in the United States receiving special ... More


Learning disability nursing: surviving change, c.1970–90

Duncan Mitchell

in Mental health nursing: The working lives of paid carers, 1800s-1900s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096938
eISBN:
9781781708637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096938.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the challenge to learning disability nursing in the period 1970-90. Learning disability nursing has its roots in the institutions that were built for the care and control of ... More


Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Ruth Colker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Enacted in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act—now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)—provides all children with the right to a free and appropriate public ... More


Cognition: The developmental trajectory approach

Michael S. C. Thomas, Harry R. Purser, and Jo Van Herwegen

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

One emphasis of this volume is on the use of developmental trajectories in the study of developmental disabilities. This chapter focuses on theoretical, methodological, and analytical issues ... More


Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives

Deborah VanderLinde Blair and Kimberly A. McCord (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190234560
eISBN:
9780190234607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234560.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book demonstrates the author’s unique perspectives in special music education theory and practice. Strategies for teachers, teacher educators, and music therapists are provided for a diverse ... More


Support for people with learning disabilities: promoting an inclusive community

Barbara McIntosh

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers inclusive communities as a form of support for people with learning disabilities (LDs). There are one-and-a-half million people with LDs in the UK. Many of these people believe ... More


Life Story: Sara Lane

in Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226208312
eISBN:
9780226208343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226208343.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter draws heavily on the life stories of two people: Sara and Jill and presents an approach to the issue of identity in relation to rights. It argues that the sense of self determines the ... More


Knowledge conflicts: embodiment, inscription and the education of children with learning disabilities in Germany

Alma Demszky

in Knowledge in policy: Embodied, inscribed, enacted

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447309987
eISBN:
9781447310020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309987.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Who knows best? This case study of the legal regulation of schools for children with learning disabilities in Germany pits the embodied knowledge and expertise of parents and teachers against the ... More


Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Alison Petch (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Everyone will experience a number of transitions throughout their life. Many of these will be positive, others may present challenges. This book addresses significant transitions relevant to policy ... More


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