Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Assessment and Accommodation

Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Assessment and Accommodation

by Noel Gregg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1606235931

ISBN-13: 2901606235934

Pub. Date: 01/21/2011

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Most of the literature on learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) focuses on the needs of children, but adolescents and adults with these conditions also require significant support. Comprehensive and authoritative, this book helps clinicians and educators navigate the maze of laws, policies, and scientific research relating to

Overview

Most of the literature on learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) focuses on the needs of children, but adolescents and adults with these conditions also require significant support. Comprehensive and authoritative, this book helps clinicians and educators navigate the maze of laws, policies, and scientific research relating to diagnostic and intervention decision making for this population. Leading expert Noel Gregg provides clear guidance on how to conduct and document evidence-based assessments and select appropriate instructional and testing accommodations. Featuring helpful case vignettes, decision-making flowcharts, and coverage of the latest assistive technologies, the book gives special attention to supporting clients during the crucial transition from high school to higher education or vocational settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901606235934
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/21/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316

Table of Contents

Foreword, Donald D. Deshler
1. Why Are Accommodations Important?
2. Documentation for Accommodation Access
3. Broad and Specific Cognitive Processing
4. Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment and Accommodation
5. Reading Assessment and Accommodation
6. Writing Assessment and Accommodation
7. Different Symbol Systems: Mathematics, Science, and Second Languages
8. Accommodations on Large-Scale Assessments

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