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Superseded Degree Name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

Children with disabilities--Identification; Children with mental disabilities; Learning disabled children; Learning disabilities--Diagnosis; Learning disabled youth--Behavior modification; Behavior disorders in children; Behavioral assessment


The purpose of this paper was threefold: 1. To review current research and theory on the categorical labels of L.D. and B.D., and their characteristics. 2. To define and correlate the behavioral characteristics of children identified as having a learning disability or a behavioral disability. 3. To comparatively analyze the correlations to determine any functional similarities or dissimilarities between the two classifications or labels.


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