Journal of Learning Disabilities

Journal of Learning Disabilities

2016 Impact Factor: 1.494
2016 Ranking: 25/70 in Rehabilitation (SSCI) | 13/38 in Education, Special
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H. Lee Swanson University of California - Riverside

eISSN: 15384780 | ISSN: 00222194 | Current volume: 50 | Current issue: 4 Frequency: Bi-monthly

…provides specials series (in-depth coverage of topics in the field, such as mathematics, sciences and the learning disabilities field as discursive practice), feature articles (extensive literature reviews, theoretical papers, and position papers), research articles (reports of qualitative and quantitative empirical research), and intervention articles (overviews of successful interventions).

Journal of Learning Disabilities is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at



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.

Associate Editors
Virginia Berninger University of Washington, USA
Jeanne Wanzek Vanderbilt University, USA
Special Issue Editor (Associate)
Malka Margalit Tel Aviv University
Editorial Assistant
Amy Allen University of California, Riverside
Consulting Editors
Stephanie Al Otaiba Southern Methodist University
Jason Anthony University of Texas-Houston
Nathlie Badian Harvard Medical School
Scott K. Baker Pacific Institutes for Research
Marcia Barnes University of Texas, Austin
Joseph Boyle Temple University, USA
Lee Branum-Martin Georgia State University, USA
Brian Bryant The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Diane Bryant The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Joanne Carlisle University of Michigan, USA
Hugh Catts University of Kansas
James Chapman Massey University, New Zealand
David Chard Wheelock College, USA
Paul Cirino University of Houston
Ken Ciuffreda SUNY/State College of Optometry
Donald Compton Vanderbilt University
Merith Cosden University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Mary Cronin University of New Orleans
Anne Cunningham University of California, Berkeley, UK
Laurie Cutting Vanderbilt University
Victor de Fonseca Technical University of Lisbon
Susan De La Paz University of Maryland
Carolyn A. Denton The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Don Deshler University of Kansas
Caroline Dunn Auburn University, USA
George DuPaul Lehigh University
Linda K. Elksnin Professor Emerita, The Citadel
Michael H. Epstein University of Nebraska
Jack Fletcher University of Houston--TMC Annex
David Francis University of Houston
Douglas Fuchs Vanderbilt University
Lynn Fuchs Vanderbilt University, USA
David Geary University of Missouri - Columbia
Paul Gerber Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Esther Geva The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto
Steve Graham Arizona State University, USA
Anne Graves San Diego State University, USA
Noel Gregg University of Georgia
Diane Haager California State University, Los Angeles
Karen R. Harris Arizona State University
Stephen Hecht Nova Southeastern University, USA
Stephen Hooper University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Maureen Hoskyn Simon Fraser University
Wayne Hresko Assessment Resources
Charles Hughes Penn State University
Juan Jimenez Universidad de La Laguna
Asha Jitendra University of Minnesota, USA
Nancy Jordan University of Delaware
Malatesha Joshi Texas A & M
Michael Kennedy University of Virginia, USA
Ae-Hwa Kim Dankook University
Che Kan Leong University of Saskatchehan, Canada
Sylvia Linan-Thompson University of Oregon
Maureen Lovett University of Toronto
Daniela Lucangeli University of Padua, Italy
Charles MacArthur University of Delaware
Margo Mastropieri George Mason University
Patricia Mathes Southern Methodist University
Peggy McCardle Peggy McCardle Consulting, LLC
Kristen McMaster University of Minnesota
Daryl F. Mellard University of Kansas, Lawrence
Paul L. Morgan Pennsylvania State University
Jack Naglieri University of Virginia, USA
Rollanda O'Connor University of California, Riverside, USA
John Obrzut University of Arizona
Richard Olson University of Colorado - Boulder
Michael Orosco University of Kansas
Rene Parmar St. John's University, New York
Maria Passolunghi University of Trieste
Stephen Petrill The Ohio State University, USA
Sara Powell University of Texas at Austin, USA
Sarah R. Powell University of Texas, Austin
Marshall Raskind Research Consultant, Seattle WA
Wendy Raskind University of Washington Medical Center at Roosevelt
Cecil Reynolds Texas A&M University, USA
Robert Savage Montreal, Canada
David Scanlon Boston College, USA
Chris Schatschneider Florida State University
Jeanne Schumm University of Miami
Tom Scruggs George Mason University
Margaret Semrud-Clikeman University of Texas at Austin
Sally Shaywitz Yale University School of Medicine
Georgios Sideridis Harvard Medical School
Linda Siegel University of British Columbia
Emily Solari University of California, Davis, USA
Richard Sparks Mount St. Joseph University
Deborah Speece Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Education, USA
William Therrien University of Virginia, USA
Gary Troia Michigan State University, USA
Victor H.P. van Daal Edge Hill University
Delinda van Garderen University of Missouri, USA
Sharon Vaughn University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Frank Vellutino The University at Albany, State University of New York
Amanda VenDerHeyden Education Research and Consulting, Inc.
Susan Vogel Northern Illinois University, USA
Carol Westby University of New Mexico, USA
Judith Wiener OISE/University of Toronto, Canada
Bernice Wong Simon Fraser University
Naomi Zigmond University of Pittsburgh
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    Editor in Chief, Journal of Learning Disabilities
    Graduate School of Education
    University of California at Riverside
    Riverside, CA 92521

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