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Turnbull, H. Rutherford, III – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2009
This article presents the author's address on the 2008 International Conference of the Council for Learning Disabilities in Kansas City, Missouri. In this keynote address, the author focuses on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), and students with specific learning disabilities (SLD), and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Learning Disabilities, Special Education, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Polloway, Edward A. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2002
This article focuses on the status of the learning disabilities field, including the accomplishments as well as elements of the unfinished agenda that are needed to move the field forward. Drawing on contributions of influential special educators, it discusses how these foundations provide a basis for future developments in the field. (Contains…
Descriptors: Classification, Definitions, Disability Identification, Educational Assessment
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Hammill, Donald D. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1980
The article presents the keynote address from the First National Convention (October, 1979) of the Division for Children with Learning Disabilities. (SBH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Learning Disabilities, Professional Associations
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Wiederholt, J. Lee – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1989
This examination of the General Education Initiative recommends: provision of a range of special educational services from total segregation to full-time integration; expanded efforts to determine the efficacy of various education placements; increased integration for students with mild to moderate disabilities; and integration training for…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education