Studying disability and disability studies: shifting paradigms of LDA synthesis of responses to Reid and Valle.

@article{Connor2005StudyingDA,
  title={Studying disability and disability studies: shifting paradigms of LDA synthesis of responses to Reid and Valle.},
  author={David J. Connor},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={2005},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={159-74}
}
In this article, I discuss the 11 diverse responses to Reid and Valle's work on the discursive practice of learning disabilities (LD), implications for instruction, and parent-school relations. I highlight key ideas from each article and then focus on three common areas of interest shared by most respondents: the unacceptable status quo of schooling practices; desired changes in schooling practices; and knowledge production in the field of special education and its relation to schooling… CONTINUE READING