Journal of Learning Disabilities (JLD)

Editor: H. Lee Swanson, PhD
Published: 6 times/year
ISSN: 0022-2194 (print)
ISSN: 1538-4780 (electronic)


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Description

The Journal of Learning Disabilities (JLD) is internationally recognized as the oldest and most authoritative journal in the area of learning disabilities. The editorial board reflects the international, multidisciplinary nature of JLD, comprising researchers and practitioners in numerous fields, including education, psychology, neurology, medicine, law, and counseling.
JLD provides
  • special series-in-depth coverage of topics or issues in the field, such as mathematics, science, and the LD field as discursive practice
  • feature articles-extensive literature reviews, theoretical papers, and position papers
  • research articles-reports of qualitative and quantitative empirical research
  • intervention articles-overviews of successful interventions
JLD is the second most frequently cited journal in the Special Education Category and the third most frequently cited journal in the Rehabilitation category in the 2004 JCR Social Science Edition of the Institute for Scientific Information.

Aims & Scope

The Journal of Learning Disabilities (JLD) a multidisciplinary, international publication, presents work and comments related to learning disabilities. Initial consideration of a manuscript depends upon (a) the relevance and usefulness of the content to the readership; (b) how the manuscript compares to other articles dealing with similar content on pertinent variables (e.g., sample size, research design, review of literature); (c) clarity of writing style; and (d) the author's adherence to APA guidelines. Articles cover such fields as education, psychology, neurology, medicine, law, and counseling.