Translating Research Findings in Genetics of Learning Disabilities to Special Education Instruction Academic Article uri icon


  • © 2019 International Mind, Brain, and Education Society and Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Given a shift in the role of genetics in the context of special education, this commentary outlines advances in our understanding of genetic influences on learning disabilities. In particular, it focuses on advances that have implications for instruction and interventions conducted by special educators, and calls for broadening of the scope of professional preparation of special educators to include research findings in genetic underpinnings of learning disabilities.

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  • 5.55

author list (cited authors)

  • Erbeli, F.

citation count

  • 2

publication date

  • May 2019