Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with Learning Disabilities

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 907.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0131115391
  • 9780131115392

Table of contents

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF LEARNING DISABILITIES. 1. History, Definitions, and Characteristics. 2. Medical Aspects. 3. The Family and Learning Disabilities. PART TWO: ASSESSMENT AND SERVICES. 4. Assessment. 5. Early Identification and Intervention. 6. Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities. 7. Educational Services. 8. Learning and Teaching Strategies. 9. Teaching Practices. PART THREE: SPECIFIC LEARNING DISORDERS. 10. Oral Communication: Speech and Language. 11. Reading. 12. Written Communication: Handwriting, Spelling, and Written Expression. 13. Mathematics. 14. Social and Emotional Behavior. Indexes.show more

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