Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Learning Disabled Children)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Learning disabled children--Education; Learning disabilities--Diagnosis; Educational accountability


When is it decided that a child has a learning problem? Who is involved in making the decision? What role, if any, does the classroom teacher play in the decision-making process? Finally, what is the basis of that decision? These a re some of the basic questions that this paper was concerned with. The purpose of this paper was to review the research studies and related articles relative to the importance of the classroom teacher's role in identifying the learning disabled child at an early stage.


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