Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

by Tom E. C. Smith, Carol A. Dowdy, Edward A. Polloway, Ginger Blalock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205194311

ISBN-13: 9780205194315

Pub. Date: 11/22/1996

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This book provides a true introduction to the field of Learning Disabilities. It includes a wealth of information that will provide students with the knowledge necessary to understand this very nebulous category of disabilities. A lifespan approach is used, which follows individuals with learning disabilities from preschool and elementary ages through adulthood.  See more details below

Overview

This book provides a true introduction to the field of Learning Disabilities. It includes a wealth of information that will provide students with the knowledge necessary to understand this very nebulous category of disabilities. A lifespan approach is used, which follows individuals with learning disabilities from preschool and elementary ages through adulthood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205194315
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/22/1996
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Learning Disabilities: An Introduction1
Ch. 2Conceptual Issues in Defining Learning Disabilities31
Ch. 3Assessment59
Ch. 4Educational Planning and Service Delivery Options118
Ch. 5Etiology: Biological and Environmental Considerations159
Ch. 6Preschool and Elementary Students188
Ch. 7Adolescence and Transition Issues219
Ch. 8Learning Disabilities in Adulthood256
Ch. 9Diversity and Learning Disabilities299
Ch. 10Legal Issues and Learning Disabilities330
Ch. 11Working With Families of Students With Learning Disabilities358
Ch. 12Concomitant Exceptionalities386
Ch. 13Emerging Considerations for the Future412

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