Specific Learning Disabilities : Clarifying , Not Eliminating , a Construct

  title={Specific Learning Disabilities : Clarifying , Not Eliminating , a Construct},
  author={Nancy Mather},
Over the past decades, both researchers and practitioners in the field of specific learning disabilities (LD) have grappled over an appropriate definition as well as the subsequent operational diagnostic criteria. In a recent article in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, S. C. Dombrowski, R. W. Kamphaus, and C. R. Reynolds (2004) proposed a new set of suggested diagnostic criteria that challenges many of the traditional beliefs about these disorders. This article provides a… CONTINUE READING

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