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Live Broadcast 28: The Learning Disabilities Mess

In Broadcast #28, Professor Ruth Colker of Ohio State University discussed the use of the term “learning disability” and how it impacts struggling readers and writers in public schools.


Professor Colker is an expert in disability law and is a frequent guest on National Public Radio (NPR). She is the author of nine books, and her forthcoming book is Disabled Education (New York University Press 2012). Professor Colker was awarded the 2009 Distinguished University Professor, the University’s most distinguished award.