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Ill-prepared to help LD students

Dec 12, 2008

Ill-prepared to help LD students

"Teachers and psychologists have little information about learning disabilities when they enter their professions and have no guidelines to help them in their work with LD students. That's the conclusion of a study by the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada, which found that no province or territory requires teachers or psychologists working with children to take even a single course on learning disabilities. Furthermore, there are no regulations to ensure consistent and informed practice in identifying and working with LD children, it says.

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