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LD: Major Papers

 
In preparation for the upcoming reauthorization of IDEA, the US Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has commissioned leading researchers in the field of Learning Disabilities to write major papers on nine topics:
 

* Learning Disabilities: Historical Perspectives

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Hallahan%20Final%2008-10-01.pdf

 

* Is Learning Disabilities Just a Fancy Term for Low Achievement?

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Fuchs Final 08-10-01.pdf

 

* Judgments in Identifying and Teaching Children with Language-based Reading Difficulties

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Wise Final 08-13-01.pdf

 

* Early Identification and Interventions for Young Children with Reading/Language Disabilities

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Jenkins final 8-14-01.pdf

 

* Empirical and Theoretical Support for Direct Diagnosis for Learning Disabilities by Assessment of Intrinsic Processing Weaknesses

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Torgeson Final 08-10-01.pdf

 

* Classification of Learning Disabilities

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Fletcher Final 8-10-01.pdf

 

* Learning Disabilities as Operationally Defined by Schools

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/MacMillan Final 08-10-01.pdf

 

* Discrepancy Models

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Kavale Final 08-10-01.pdf

 

* Responsiveness to Interventions: An Alternative Approach to the Identification of Learning Disabilities

http://www.air.org/ldsummit/download/Gresham Final 08-10-01.pdf

 
These papers are available (as PDF files) in their entirety at the links above.
 
Carlo Cuccaro