CODI: Cornucopia of Disability Information

History of Disabilities and Social Problems

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Learning Disabilities / Orthopedagogie

Bennison, E. Anne. (1987) Before the Learning Disabled there were
Feeble-Minded children. In B.M. Franklin (Ed.) Learning Disability:
Dissenting Essays. London: Falmer Press, 13-28.

Carrier, James. (1977) Social Influence on the Development of Scientific
Knowledge: the case of learning disability theory. Doctoral Thesis,
University of London.

Carrier, James. (1983) Masking the social in educational knowledge: the case
of learning disability theory. American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 88,

Carrier, James. (1986) Learning Disability: social class and the construction
of inequality in American education. Greenwood Press.

Carrier, James. (1987) The politics of early learning disability theory. In
B.M. Franklin (Ed.) Learning Disability: Dissenting Essays. London: Falmer
Press, 47-66.

Coles, Gerald. (1987) The Learning Mystique: a critical look at "learning
disabilities". New York: Pantheon.

Cruickshank, W.M. and Hallahan, D.P. (1981) Alfred A. Strauss: Pioneer in
learning disabilities. In W.M. Cruickshank (Ed.) Concepts in Special
Education: selected writings. Vol. 1, Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University
Press, 268-280.

Egger, Victor. (1900) L'orthographie devant la psychologie. Revue int. de
l'enseignement, Vol. 39, 481-494.

Franklin, Barry. (1987) From brain injury to learning disability: Alfred
Strauss, Heinz Werner and the historical development of the learning
disabilities field. In B.M. Franklin (Ed.) Learning Disability: Dissenting
Essays. London: Falmer Press, 29-46.

Hinshelwood, J. (1899) 'Letter' without 'word' blindness. Lancet, Vol. 1,

Hinshelwood, J. (1901) Letter-, word- and mind-blindness. London.

Houck, Cherry K. (1984) Learning disabilities: understanding concepts,
characteristics, and issues. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall.

Huey, E.B. (1898) Preliminary experiments in the physiology and psychology of
reading. American Journal of Psychology, Vol. 4, 575-586.

Kavale, K. and Forness, S. (1985) The historical foundation of learning
disabilities: a quantitative synthesis assessing the validity of Strauss and
Werner's exogenous versus endogenous distinction of mental retardation.
Remedial and Special Education, Vol. 65, 18-24.

Landolt, E. (1888) De la cecite verbale. Amsterdam.

Mathews, Margaret (1966) Teaching to Read, Historically Considered. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press.

Orton, S. (1937) Reading, Writing and Speech Problems in Children. New York:

Rapin, E. (1900) Un cas de cecite verbale pure. Revue medicale de la Suisse
Romande, Vol. 25, 643-653.

Sigmon, Scott (1987) Radical Analysis of Special Education: focus on
historical development and learning disabilities. London: Falmer Press.

Sleeter, Christine. (1986) Learning disabilities: the social construction of
a special education category. Exceptional Children, Vol. 53, No. 1, 46-54.

Sleeter, Christine. (1987) Why is there learning disabilities? An analysis of
the birth of the field in its social context. In T.S. Popkewitz (Ed.) The
Formation of the School Subjects: the struggle for creating an American
institution. London: Falmer Press.

Sound-blindness. London Journal of Education, Vol. 9, 475.

Tomkins, H. (1894) A case of sensory aphasia, accompanied by word-deafness,
word-blindness, and agraphia. British Medical Journal, No. 1739, 907.

Wiederholt, J. L. (1974) Historical perspectives on the education of the
learning disabled. In L. Mann and D. Sabatino (Eds.) The Second Review of
Special Education. Philadelphia: JSE Press.

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