Learning Disabilities & Related Resources


UDI Online Project. (2011). Learning Disabilities (LD) Module. Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, University of Connecticut, Storrs. Retrieved from http://udi.uconn.edu/index.php?q=content/learning-disability-module.

U.S. Government Accountability Office. (2009). Higher education and disability: Education needs a coordinated approach to improve its assistance to schools in supporting students (GAO -10-33). Retrieved from http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d1033.pdf

Brinckerhoff, L.C. & Banerjee, M. (2011).  Brochure on College Students with Learning Disabilities. Published by Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). Available via http://www.ahead.org/

Historical Perspective

Hallahan, D.P. & Mercer, C.D. (2001). Learning disabilities: Historical perspectives. Retrieved from http://ldaofky.org/LD/LD%20Historical%20Perspectives.pdf

Torgesen, J. K. (2004). Learning disabilities: An historical and conceptual overview. In B.Y. L. Wong (Ed.), Learning about learning disabilities (pp. 3-40). San Diego, CA: Elsevier Academic Press.


LD Online. (n.d.). National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities: Member organizations. Retrieved from http://www.ldonline.org/about/partners/njcld#member

Understanding LD Diagnosis

Torgesen, J.K. (2001). Empirical and theoretical support for direct diagnosis of learning disabilities by assessment of intrinsic processing weaknesses. Paper presented at the Learning Disabilities Summit: Building a Foundation for the Future (Washington, DC, August 27-28, 2001). Retrieved from: http://ldsummit.air.org/download/Torgeson%20Final%2008-10-01.pdf

Postsecondary and Transition to College

Gregg, N. (2007). Underserved and underprepared: Postsecondary learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 22(4), 219-228.

Joyce, D., & Rosen, E. (2006). Transitioning high school students with learning disabilities into postsecondary education: Assessment and accommodations. Communiqué, 35(3), 39–42.

Madaus, J.W., Banerjee, M., Mckeown, K. & Gelbar, N. (2011). Online and blended learning: Advantages and challenges for students with LD and ADHD. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 17(2), 69-76.

Madaus, J.M., Banerjee, M. & Hamblet, E.C. (2010). Learning disability documentation decision making at the postsecondary level. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 33(2), 1-12.

Mull, C., Sitlington, P.L., & Alper, S. (2001). Postsecondary education for students with learning disabilities: A synthesis of the literature. Exceptional Children, 68(1), 97-116.

Transitioning from high school to college symposium. Co-sponsored by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and NCLD. Retrieved from http://www.ets.org/Media/Research/pdf/PICPN152.pdf


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