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. 3, Summer

Current Understanding of the Genetic Basis of Reading and Spelling Disability
Abstract. Dyslexia is a common developmental disorder of unknown etiology. Behavioral and biological studies of dyslexia are complicated by its phenotypic heterogeneity and the lack of uniformly applied diagnostic criteria. In the past 20 years, increasingly...
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Development and Disorders of Neurocognitive Systems for Oral Language and Reading
Abstract. There are four goals of this article. First, a tentative neurocognitive model of oral language and reading is outlined. Second, our recent functional magnetic resonance imaging studies (fMRI) on the development of oral language and reading...
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FUNCTIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING AND SPECTROSCOPIC IMAGING OF THE BRAIN: APPLICATION OF fMRI AND fMRS TO READING DISABILITIES AND EDUCATION
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and functional magnetic resonance spectroscopy (fMRS) have been used to study adults and children with developmental reading disabilities. These individuals struggled or struggle in learning to read despite...
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Imaging Brain Structure in Children: Differentiating Language Disability and Reading Disability
Abstract. Children's approach to print differs. Some plunge in, others read slowly and without pleasure. After a century of study, we still do not know why these differences occur. Is reading disability (RD) a neurological disorder? How do the brains...
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Introduction to Special Issue: Understanding the Nature-Nurture Interactions in Language and Learning Differences
Dr. Bernice Wong, editor of the Learning Disability Quarterly, invited this special issue in response to the growing interest in the biological factors in language and learning differences. Many professionals in the field of learning disabilities do...
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The Use of Brain Electrophysiology Techniques to Study Language: A Basic Guide for the Beginning Consumer of Electrophysiology Information
Abstract. This article provides a basic background for the professional who is interested in utilizing event-related potential (ERP) approaches to study language processes but has little background in or knowledge about the technique. First, a brief...
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