“An adjective is a word hanging down from a noun”: Learning to write and students with learning disabilities

@article{Harris2013AnAI,
  title={“An adjective is a word hanging down from a noun”: Learning to write and students with learning disabilities},
  author={Karen R. Harris and Steve Graham},
  journal={Annals of Dyslexia},
  year={2013},
  volume={63},
  pages={65-79}
}
By the upper elementary grades, writing becomes an essential tool both for learning and for showing what you know. Students who struggle significantly with writing are at a terrible disadvantage. Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress indicate that only 25% of students can be classified as competent writers; students with learning disabilities (LD) have even greater problems with writing than their normally achieving peers and frequently demonstrate a deteriorating attitude… CONTINUE READING
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