DEFINITION: “A special education term for children who exhibit a discrepancy between their ability to achieve and their demonstrated achievement.” (American Educators Encyclopedia)
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SELECTED PRINT RESOURCES (REF indicates non-circulating item):
The encyclopedia of learning disabilities / Carol Turkington, Joseph R. Harris, American Bookworks.
by Turkington, Carol.
New York : Facts on File, c2006.
Call #: LC4704.5 .T86 2006
Location: Reference - 1st floor
Learning disabilities and related disorders : characteristics and teaching strategies / Janet W. Lerner with Frank Kline.
by Lerner, Janet W.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2006.
Call #: LC4704 .L48 2006
Location: Main Stacks
NINDS Learning Disabilities Information Page [http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/learningdisabilities/learningdisabilities.htm] - National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
MedLine Plus Learning Disorders [http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/learningdisorders.html] - National Library of Medicine
GOOGLE SCHOLAR: "learning disabilities" (search limited to 2000 to 2010)
SUGGESTED INTERNET SITES:
Learning Disabilities Online [http://www.ldonline.org/]
Learning Disabilities Association [http://www.ldanatl.org/]
National Center for Learning Disabilities [http://www.ld.org]
CITING YOUR SOURCES:
Avoiding Plagiarism (The Online Writing Lab OWL at Perdue University) [http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/1/]
The key to avoiding plagiarism is to make sure you give credit where it is due. This may be credit for something somebody said, wrote, emailed, drew, or implied. (OWL)
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