Definitions of Learning Disabilities from Adults with Learning Disabilities: The Insiders' Perspectives

  title={Definitions of Learning Disabilities from Adults with Learning Disabilities: The Insiders' Perspectives},
  author={Henry B. Reiff and Paul Jay Gerber and Rick Ginsberg},
  journal={Learning Disability Quarterly},
  pages={114 - 125}
Definitions of learning disabilities typically include the perspectives of professionals from educational, psychological, medical, and sociopolitical fields. Decision-makers in learning disabilities have rarely solicited the views of an important population of individuals who live with this label, adults with learning disabilities. This article presents responses from a sample of successful adults with learning disabilities who were asked to define the term learning disabilities. In addition to… 

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