Learning Disability Quarterly

Learning Disability Quarterly is a magazine for educators and other professionals in the field of education. This periodical features articles about research on the various aspects of learning disabilities. Founded in 1978, the Council for Learning Disabilities publishes Learning Disability Quarterly quarterly. David Scanlon is the Editor.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 4, Fall

Early Reading Intervention for English Language Learners At-Risk for Learning Disabilities: Student and Teacher Outcomes in an Urban School
Abstract. Student and teacher outcomes following the first year of implementation of an early reading intervention project designed to improve literacy outcomes in one urban school are described. The intervention was delivered through ongoing supplemental...
Examining the Schoolwide "Spread" of Research-Based Practices
Abstract. We investigated what had transpired in two elementary schools four years after we first began supporting one of the schools' efforts to restructure its special education program and three years after we provided a year-long professional development...
Introduction to Special Issue
In recent years, we have seen a shift in educational programming for students with learning disabilities in an effort to involve them more fully in the general education classroom. This shift has been in response to an increasing belief in the merits...
LD Summit: Important Issues for the Field of Learning Disabilities
Abstract. This article summarizes nine White Papers that were commissioned by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and presented at the Learning Disabilities Summit -- Building a Foundation for the Future, August 2001. The purpose of the...
Preparing General Education Teachers for Inclusive Settings: The Role of Special Education Teachers in the Professional Development School Context
Abstract. Despite the widespread growth of professional development schools (PDS), few reports have examined the professional development school context -- and the role of special educators within these contexts -- as catalysts for the professional...
Preparing General Educators to Work Well with Students Who Have Disabilities: What's Reasonable at the Preservice Level?
Abstract. The restructured teacher education program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is described specifically with regard to its commitment to prepare general educators to work effectively and responsibly with students with disabilities....
Promoting Inclusion in Secondary Classrooms
Abstract. Although less frequently represented in the literature, inclusion on the secondary level represents a significant challengefor educators. Of particular concern are issues of academic complexity, pace of instruction, teacher attitudes, and...
The Effects of Professional Development for Middle School General and Special Education Teachers on Implementation of Reading Strategies in Inclusive Content Area Classes
Ten sixth-grade middle school teachers, including general and special education teachers, participated in a four-month professional development and intervention program to enhance the reading outcomes of struggling students in inclusive content area...