Homework for students with learning disabilities: The challenge of home–school communication

Edward A. Polloway, William D. Bursuck, Michael H. Epstein

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In this article, we discuss efforts leading to changes in homework policies and practices, the problems experienced by students with disabilities, and how schools have attempted to address these issues. We then focus on home–school communication patterns as a key variable in improving the homework performance of students with disabilities. The findings of several studies that establish the importance of investigating the perspectives of parents of children with and without disabilities are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-187
Number of pages7
JournalReading and Writing Quarterly
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Linguistics and Language

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