Off Track: When Poor Readers Become "Learning Disabled"

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Off Track
When Poor Readers Become "Learning Disabled"

Louise Spear-Swerling and Robert J. Sternberg

Westview Press A Member of Perseus Books, L.L.C.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contents vii
  • Tables and Figures xi
  • Preface xiii
  • References xvi
  • 1 - What Ails the Field of Learning Disabilities 1
  • Notes 25
  • 2 - The History of Ld: Variations on a Theme 29
  • References 48
  • 3 - What Is Reading Disability? 53
  • References 73
  • 4 - The Road to Proficient Reading 77
  • References 108
  • 5 - Roads to Reading Disability 113
  • References 148
  • 6 - Issues in the Education of Children with Reading Disability 153
  • Conclusions 177
  • 7 - Educational Practices for Children with Reading Disability 185
  • References 224
  • 8 - Possible Causes of Reading Disability 229
  • References 252
  • 9 - Abilities, Disabilities, and Reading Disability: How Are They Related? 257
  • References 270
  • 10 - Early Intervention and Prevention 273
  • References 298
  • 11 - Toward Another Way of Thinking about Reading Difficulties 303
  • References 322
  • About the Book and Authors 325
  • Index 326
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