Learning About Learning Disabilities

Author: Bernice Y. L. Wong
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123884098
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Bernice Wong's Learning about Learning Disabilities was the first text to give equal attention to the intellectual, conceptual, and practical aspects of learning disabilities. The Third Edition of this popular title presents 80% new material, keeping the chapters up to date in this fast-moving field. With new contributors, and seven new chapters, coverage is both comprehensive and thorough, with three sections encompassing the research aspects of learning disabilities, the instructional aspects of learning disabilities, and the issues germane to different age ranges of the learning disabled: children, adolescents, and adults. Chapters summarizing research on learning disabilities include coverage of ADHD, memory, language processing, social competence, self-regulation, and brain structures as they apply to learning disabilities. Chapters focusing on instructional aspects of learning disabilities include coverage of teaching literacy, reading comprehension, writing, and mathematics. Readers will find Learning About Learning Disabilities, Third edition suitable for use as a reference source for researchers or a graduate level text. Reviews from previous editions: "An undergraduate text that strikes a careful balance between the intellectual (psychological) and practical aspects of learning disabilities." —BOOK NEWS, INC. "This text provides a balanced focus on both the conceptual and practical aspects of learning disabilities. Its research coverage is more comprehensive and of greater depth than any other LD textbook, and it is distinctive in its treatment of such important areas as consultation skills and service delivery." —CHILD ASSESSMENT NEWS "Learning About Learning Disabilities provides a broad overview of some important issues in relation to the education and development of pupils with learning disabilities... Wong has succeeded in providing detailed descriptions and comments within a book which covers a broad range of topics. Without exception the chapters are clearly written and accessible, and many provide the reader with challenging ideas and practical suggestions." —BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPECIAL EDUCATION * Provides a balanced focus on both the conceptual and the practical aspects of learning disabilities. * Research coverage more comprehensive and of greater depth than any other textbook about learning disabilities * The work is distinctive in its treatment of such important areas as consultation skills and service delivery

Learning About Learning Disabilities

Author: Po-Zen Wong
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483295397
Size: 15,49 MB
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This is the first textbook to give equal attention to the intellectual, conceptual, and practical aspects of learning disabilities. Topical coverage is both comprehensive and thorough, and the information presented is up-to-date. Provides a balanced focus on both the conceptual and practical aspects of learning disabilities (LD)**The research covered is far more comprehensive and of greater depth than any other LD textbook**The work is distinctive in its treatment of such important areas as consultation skills and service delivery

Learning Disabilities

Author: Sharyn Neuwirth
Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788120312
Size: 15,56 MB
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Provides up-to-date information on learning disabilities and the role of research in discovering underlying causes and effective treatments. Describes treatment options, strategies for coping and sources of information and support.

What Teachers Need To Know About Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319363
Size: 20,61 MB
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Presents an overview of the education of learning disabled children, covering such topics as early identification and intervention, socal and behavioral issues, teaching strategies, and accommodation and support of students.

The Abcs Of Learning Disabilities

Author: Bernice Wong
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080569024
Size: 20,80 MB
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The ABCs of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition, discusses major research findings on learning disabilities in children, adolescents and adults in language, memory, social skills, self-regulation, reading, mathematics, and writing, with an additional chapter on assessment. This concise primer is intended for use as an undergraduate introductory text to the field. Written with an evenness of tone, breadth, and depth, the conveys an engaging style meant to encourage the beginning student to identify the “big picture and to be interested in conceptual issues as well as research findings. Undergraduate level text 90% new material Concise introduction to field Covers current concepts like removing the IQ-performance discrepancy formula in diagnosing learning disabilities New chapter on self-regulation and learning disabilities Whole school approach to social skills intervention

Handbook Of Learning Disabilities

Author: H. Lee Swanson
Editor: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462508499
Size: 17,28 MB
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"This comprehensive handbook reviews the major theoretical, methodological, and instructional advances that have occurred in the field of learning disabilities. With contributions from leading researchers, the volume synthesizes a vast body of knowledge on the nature of learning disabilities, their relationship to basic psychological and brain processes, and how students with these difficulties can best be identified and treated. Findings are reviewed on ways to support student performance in specific skill areas/m-/including language arts, math, science, and social studies/m-/as well as general principles of effective instruction that cut across academic domains. Authoritative and up to date, the book also examines the concepts and methods that guide learning disability research and identifies promising directions for future investigation"--

Children And Learning Difficulties

Author: Onita Nakra
Editor: Allied Publishers
ISBN: 9788170234722
Size: 13,41 MB
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Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Cecil D. Mercer
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134771762
Size: 15,45 MB
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Appropriate for introductory courses in learning disabilities.This text addresses every aspect of learning disabilities, from assessment, definition, and characteristics through specific strategies for individual disorders. Based on a multi-theoretical foundation, this new edition integrates numerous philosophical and practical perspectives into a supportive framework of best practices for both diagnosis and intervention.

A Human Development View Of Learning Disabilities

Author: Corrine E. Kass
Editor: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398075654
Size: 10,95 MB
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This book presents a human development model for understanding and treating age-related deficits that seem to be characteristic of individuals with learning disabilities. It is the culmination of years of clinical experience, qualitative research, and scholarship in the search for a framework that would be useful for the treatment of learning disabilities. The ultimate purpose of this book is to present a strategy for designing day-to-day, individualized lessons for learning disabled students from kindergarten through adulthood.

Learning And Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864317697
Size: 15,21 MB
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This teacher resource explores a variety of learning processes, theories and concepts in order to help educators better understand and distinguish between the causes and outcomes of student learning problems. Westwood argues that many learning problems can be prevented or minimised.