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Allan, Julie – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2011
This article provides an introduction to theoretical ideas and practices from the so-called "philosophers of difference"--Foucault, Derrida, and Deleuze and Guattari--as an invitation to think differently about the construction of learning disability and to envision new forms of learning. Two key concepts, Foucault's transgression and…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Ethics, Philosophy, Theory Practice Relationship
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Firth, Nola; Frydenberg, Erica; Greaves, Daryl – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2008
This study explored the effect of a coping program and a teacher feedback intervention on perceived control and adaptive coping for 98 adolescent students who had specific learning disabilities. The coping program was modified to build personal control and to address the needs of students who have specific learning disabilities. The teacher…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Learning Disabilities, Coping