That's a good idea, Peg.
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 20:47:07 -0600, Peg Griffin
> There is a piece that is (or was a little bit ago anyhow) available through
> the LCHC web that a bunch of us did describing reading re-mediations of kids
> with different kinds of difficulties that shoed up in our after-school
> schools. It (or parts of it) might serve as a jumping off point for a
> little back and forth about functional systems.
> Katie King, Esteban Diaz, Mike and I wrote it a long time ago, circa late
> 80's. It is called "A Model Systems Approach to Reading Instruction and
> the Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities."
> There are two interesting things about it: (1) it was published in Russian
> but never made it beyond a circulated draft in English; (2) it introduces
> the notion "integrated" as what happens in reading which turns up again in
> PRD and no one ever figured out that it had this article as provenance.
> It has some nice triangles, too.
> Try getting it at http://lchc.ucsd.edu/Pubs/NEWTECHN.pdf
> > From: William E. Blanton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 07:09:38 -0500
> > Subject: Functional systems forward
> > To: email@example.com
> > Mike, I can't get this sent via XMCA. Will you please forward it? Bill
> > Bill and Peg,
> > You have pointed to an interesting topic, functional systems and reading,
> > math, writing, etc. I read Singer's sub-strata theory a long time ago. At
> > the time, the discussion was concerned with his methodology. If I remember
> > correctly, functional system never entered the discussion. Like Bill, I
> > think it would be very informative to have a discussion of functional
> > systems. I wonder if there is a good set of texts to read and discuss?
> > Luria's The working brain for sure, perhaps there is an Ed Hutchinson
> > piece, also. Mike I think you have a paper that you wrote, too. Peg and
> > Mike, would you lead a discussion on functional system? I think it would
> > be helpful to ground it with a topic such as reading.
> > Bill Blanton
> > On a related (but not Singer approach), I wonder if a distinction between
> > functional systems and processing systems works out very well if the model
> > is a parallel distributed processing or connectionist one?
> > Peg
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