Archives for October 2010

News-in-Brief – October 2010

Poll Reveals Public Attitudes on SLD The fourth Roper Poll on public attitudes about children with learning disabilities has just been released. The poll, commissioned by the Tremaine Foundation, reveals conflicting perceptions – more public understanding about learning disabilities, but also the need for continued public education. For example, while the majority of individuals surveyed support government funding for early identification of learning disabilities, half also responded that learning disabilities are the result of laziness. On a positive note, public responses show increased awareness that individuals with learning disabilities “are just as smart as you and me.” The first Roper… Read More »