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Title Learning disabilities and life stories / edited by Pano Rodis, Andrew Garrod, Mary Lynn Boscardin.

Imprint Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2001.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.4 L438L    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 247 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-239) and index.
Contents Life Stories. 1. Blake Academy and the Green Arrow / Oliver Queen. 2. In the LD Bubble / Lynn Pelkey. 3. Revolution / Aaron Piziali. 4. Look in the Mirror and See What I See / Christie Jackson. 5. Trusting My Strengths / Michael Sanders. 6. Bad / Gretchen O'Connor. 7. ADHD: Window, Weapon, or Support / Joshua Green. 8. Lovelvet / Velvet Cunningham. 9. Finally Saying What I Mean / Garett Day. 10. I Will Not Succumb to Obstacles / Kevin Marshall, Jr. 11. Learning to Raise My Hand / Kelly Miskell. 12. Riding the Drug and Alcohol Train / Nelson Vee. 13. Figuring Out My World / Alison May -- Scholarly Perspectives. 14. "Skin-Deep" Learning / Lisa Delpit.
Summary Thirteen full-length autobiographical essays written by individuals with learning disabilities about the challenges of living with their disabilities. Five essays written by educators and scholars regarding psychotherapy, minorities, and the special education classroom.
Subject Learning disabled -- Education (Higher) -- United States -- Case studies.
Learning disabilities -- United States -- Case studies.
Learning disabled -- United States -- Biography.
Personnes en difficulté d'apprentissage -- Enseignement supérieur -- États-Unis -- Cas, Études de.
Apprentissage, Troubles de l' -- États-Unis -- Cas, Études de.
Personnes en difficulté d'apprentissage -- États-Unis -- Biographies.
Learning disabilities. (OCoLC)fst00994891
Learning disabled. (OCoLC)fst00994912
Learning disabled -- Education (Higher) (OCoLC)fst00994921
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Lebenslauf (DE-588)4034869-6
Lernbehinderung (DE-588)4123636-1
Genre/Form Case studies.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Rodis, Pano.
Garrod, Andrew, 1937-
Boscardin, Mary Lynn.
ISBN 0205320104
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