This article describes the Cognitive Strategy in Writing program (originally intended for elementary-age students), and adaptation and application of the social constructivist approach with seven junior high and high school students with learning disabilities. Pretest-posttest assessment indicated dramatic improvements in overall quality and specific writing skills. Several students adapted the strategies in other classes.
The cognitive strategy in writing: Welcome relief for adolescents with learning disabilities
Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, Vol. 11, 107-119.
IDEA Disability Category:
specific learning disability
organize and plan