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Is learning disabilities just a fancy term for low achievement?

Is learning disabilities just a fancy term for low achievement?

a meta-analysis of reading differences between low achievers with and without the label

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning disabled -- Classification.,
  • Reading comprehension.,
  • Underachievers -- Education.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMeta-analysis of reading differences between low achievers with and without the label
    StatementDouglas Fuchs ... [et al.].
    GenreClassification.
    ContributionsFuchs, Douglas., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18490010M

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Fuchs, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University Patricia G. Mathes, University of Texas Health Science Center at. Add tags for "Is "learning disabilities" just a fancy term for low achievement?: a meta-analysis of reading differences between low achievers with and without the label".

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