Specific Learning Difficulties What Teachers Need To Know

Author: Diana Hudson
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500461
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This book clearly explains what Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are, and describes the symptoms of conditions most commonly encountered in the mainstream classroom: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and OCD. The author provides an overview of the strengths and weaknesses commonly associated with each of these conditions, as well as practical suggestions for modifying teaching materials and methods to make learning enjoyable, effective and accessible for students. There are also dedicated chapters on helping students with SpLDs to develop effective revision skills and exam techniques. This straight-talking and accessible guide is ideal for teachers, teaching assistants, and those in school management who want to know more about supporting students with Specific Learning Difficulties.

What Teachers Need To Know About Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319363
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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.

Assessing Children With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317437802
Size: 12,35 MB
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This comprehensive book provides all the information that practitioners need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment is addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention is also a key focus. Looking at the full range of Specific Learning Difficulties, this book provides practical guidance on implementing strategies that are tried and tested for use in any classroom, whilst also acknowledging that assessment is a process involving other professionals and parents. Addressing issues and topics common in inclusive classrooms around the world, key topics covered include: Specific Learning Difficulties in context Teacher Assessment in literacy, numeracy and movement Motor development and co-ordination Attention factors in learning The key issues on learning differences Self-esteem and emotional literacy How to enhance skills and the self-sufficiency of teachers Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties will be an invaluable guide for classroom teachers, learning support departments, psychologists and other professionals.

The Parents Guide To Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Veronica Bidwell
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784503088
Size: 11,51 MB
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Packed full of advice and practical strategies for parents and educators, this book is a one-stop-shop for supporting children with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). Part one introduces a spectrum of SpLDs, ranging from poor working memory, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, through to ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Specific Language Impairment and Visual Processing Difficulty. It explains clearly what each difficulty is, how it can affect a child's learning and how to help a child to succeed despite their difficulties. Part two includes a host of tips, tools and strategies to support your child's efforts in areas such as reading, writing, spelling and handwriting, as well as advice on motivation, confidence and managing life's setbacks. Written by an experienced Educational Psychologist, this is the perfect guide for parents and carers who are looking for ways to support their child's learning, as well as for educators and teachers looking for advice on how to differentiate lessons and motivate pupils with SpLDs.

What Teachers Need To Know About Reading And Writing Difficulties

Author: Peter S. Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319606
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Literacy skills are fundamental to all areas of learning in the school curriculum, but also have a profound impact on an individual's chances of finding satisfying work in the years beyond school. This book draws on the latest research from around the world to explain some of the causes of literacy problems and gives practical advice on methods to support students with their own difficulties. Details of additional resources and online links are provided to assist teachers who wish to pursue some of the issues in greater depth. ò

Learning About Learning Disabilities

Author: Po-Zen Wong
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483295397
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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

Teaching Languages To Students With Specific Learning Differences

Author: Judit Kormos
Editor: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 1847696198
Size: 18,49 MB
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"This book is intended to help language teachers to work effectively and successfully with students who have specific learning difficulties (SpLD) such as dyslexia. The book takes an inclusive and practical approach to language teaching and encourages teachers to consider the effects that SpLD could have on a language learner. It suggests strategies that can be implemented to enable learners to succeed both in the classroom and in formal assessment"--Publisher.

Identification And Evaluation Of Learning Disabilities

Author: Evelyn S. Johnson
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483331571
Size: 11,95 MB
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Get your students the support they need! One size does not fit all for helping students with learning disabilities—and it doesn’t work for identifying learning disabilities either. This practical, easy-to-use handbook offers a comprehensive plan, guiding general educators, special educators, administrators, and school psychologists through the eligibility and evaluation stages that ensure students get the best services and support they need to be successful. You’ll find: Guidance on what data to collect and how to collect it Strategies for combining RTI with a comprehensive evaluation to diagnose SLD Detailed case studies—with graphs, figures, and test scores—at the school, classroom, and individual student level

Motivating Children With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gad Elbeheri
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317193628
Size: 14,98 MB
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Motivating Children with Specific Learning Difficulties provides a comprehensive and definitive guide to what teachers need to know about motivation in pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties, including dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD. Written by three of the world leaders in research on motivation and classroom learning, this book seeks to provide teachers with an increased understanding of why particular strategies should be used with their pupils. It recognises the challenge of motivating children with learning difficulties and looks to help teachers enhance their skills and self-sufficiency. The authors address what motivation is, how to encourage it and the links between motivation and learning. They consider a range of Specific Learning Difficulties in relation to literacy, numeracy, motor development and co-ordination and attention factors in learning. Key issues on learning differences are presented in order to identify and address pupils’ specific needs, and the role parents and educators can play in motivation is also examined. The information and reflections offered in this book will be of interest to teachers across the globe, as well as postgraduate students working towards a qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties.

The Second Language Learning Processes Of Students With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Judit Kormos
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317432932
Size: 13,90 MB
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The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties is the only recent book available to offer a detailed and in-depth discussion of the second language learning processes of students with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs). It summarizes research advances in the fields of cognitive and educational psychology and integrates them with recent studies in the area of second language acquisition (SLA). Thus the book is relevant not only to readers who are particularly interested in the role of specific learning difficulties in learning additional languages, but also to those who would like to understand how individual differences in cognitive functioning influence SLA. The book focuses on four important areas that are particularly relevant for language learners with SpLDs: the processes of SLA in general and the development of reading skills in particular, the effectiveness of pedagogical programs, the assessment of the language competence of students with SpLDs and identifying SpLDs in another language. The book also views learners with SpLDs in their social and educational contexts and elaborates how the barriers in these contexts can affect their language learning processes. This is an excellent resource for language teachers, students, and researchers in the areas of second language acquisition and applied linguistics.