Students With Learning Disabilities At Graduate And Professional School

Author: Stanley J. Antonoff
Editor: International Dyslexia Assoc
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Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Cecil D. Mercer
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131115392
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For courses in Learning Disabilities. The new edition of this popular text offers comprehensive coverage of all of the varying theories and practices in the field--educational, medical, and psychological--incorporating assessment, definition, characteristics, and strategies. A balanced treatment about the characteristics, definitions, causes, and controversies of learning disabilities, each researched-based topic is clearly designed to support both diagnosis and intervention. Throughout the text, best practices have been identified through thorough research and practical examples.

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

Interventions For Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: H. Lee Swanson
Editor: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572304499
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The first comprehensive quantitative analysis of intervention research in the learning disabilities field, this volume synthesizes the results of 272 scientifically credible group and single-subject studies in an effort to identify what works best for learning disabled children. The book examines pertinent findings on all academic, cognitive, and behavioral domains. Intervention outcomes are evaluated across instructional domains, sample characteristics, intervention parameters, methodological procedures, and article characteristics. Addressing such questions as the merits of inclusion settings and the relative benefits of direct and strategy instruction, Swanson offers timely recommendations for instructional design, assessment, and policy.

Differentiating Instruction For Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: William N. Bender
Editor: Corwin Pr
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Differentiated instruction strategies that target the special needs of students with learning disabilities! These classroom-proven strategies empower the teacher to target instructional modifications to the content, process, and products for students with learning disabilities in the general and the special education classroom. These best practices are the most up-to-date tactics available and specify numerous ways to differentiate instruction for students with learning disabilities. Invaluable for teachers in both inclusive and individual classes, this book provides numerous ideas and examples to help Stress the brain-compatible teaching guidelines for varied instruction Create practical, flexible lessons by varied instructional tactics, including webbing, cubing, scaffolded instruction, metacognitive tactics, and many other strategies Foster the attention of diverse learners via self-monitoring, self-management, and responsibility strategies Institute various peer tutoring systems that are practical and manageable in the inclusive class Implement performance assessment and portfolios to diversity evaluation Enhance social skills through group projects, role-play, and sharing tutoring responsibilities The use of these research-proven practices will result in academic enhancement in your classroom. Whether your challenging students are identified as learning disabled or low-achieving, these strategies and tactics can lead to significant gains for you in reading comprehension, language arts, and math. This is a survival guide for differentiating instruction in today's classrooms!

Writing Assessment And Instruction For Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Nancy Mather
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470230797
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A hands-on guide for anyone who teaches writing to students withlearning disabilities This valuable resource helps teachers who want to sharpen theirskills in analyzing and teaching writing to students with learningdisabilities. The classroom-tested, research-proven strategiesoffered in this book work with all struggling students whohave difficulties with writing-even those who have not beenclassified as learning disabled. The book offers a review of basicskills-spelling, punctuation, and capitalization-and includesinstructional strategies to help children who struggle with thesebasics. The authors provide numerous approaches for enhancingstudent performance in written expression. They explore the mostcommon reasons students are reluctant to write and offer helpfulsuggestions for motivating them. Includes a much-needed guide for teaching and assessing writingskills with children with learning disabilities Contains strategies for working with all students thatstruggle with writing Offers classroom-tested strategies, helpful information, 100+writing samples with guidelines for analysis, and handyprogress-monitoring charts Includes ideas for motivating reluctant writers Mather is an expert in the field of learning disabilities andis the best-selling author of Essentials of Woodcock-Johnson IIITests of Achievement Assessment

Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293139
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The authors include a complete glossary of terms, plus guidelines for academic instruction, behavioral interventions, classroom accommodations, placement options, assessments, and transition services for students with LD.

Strategies For Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Lucy C. Martin
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412968038
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Offers over one hundred strategies for students with disabilities that have been developed and tested by teachers.

A Human Development View Of Learning Disabilities

Author: Corrine E. Kass
Editor: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398075654
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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 Disabilities

Author: Jeffrey P. Bakken
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 178190426X
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Written by leaders in the field of learning disabilities, this volume addresses various perspectives and issues related to learning disabilities. It includes chapters: Legal Issues and Learning Disabilities; Themes and Dimensions of Learning Disabilities; and, Identification and Assessment of Students with LD.