Complete Reading Disabilities Handbook: Ready-to-Use Techniques for Teaching Reading Disabled Students / Edition 1

Complete Reading Disabilities Handbook: Ready-to-Use Techniques for Teaching Reading Disabled Students / Edition 1

by Wilma H. Miller Ed.D.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0876282494

ISBN-13: 9780876282496

Pub. Date: 10/15/1993

Publisher: Wiley

This unique handbook gives reading and learning disability teachers one of the most comprehensive and practical resources available today for diagnosing and remediating all types of reading disabilities in elementary and middle school students.

Included are easy-to-follow explanations of the various courses of reading disabilities and over 100 reproducible

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This unique handbook gives reading and learning disability teachers one of the most comprehensive and practical resources available today for diagnosing and remediating all types of reading disabilities in elementary and middle school students.

Included are easy-to-follow explanations of the various courses of reading disabilities and over 100 reproducible assessment devices, corrective activity sheets, and other aids. And all of this material is printed in a big 8-1/4" x 11" format for easy photocopying of test and activity pages as many times as needed for use with individual students, small groups, or an entire class!

Here are just a few of the special features you'll find in the Handbook:

  • case studies of actual children showing how reading problems are caused by different kinds of factors
  • scores of ready-to-use assessment devices to help you accurately identify a child's specific reading weaknesses
  • a complete Individual Reading Inventory for determining a student's independent, instructional, and frustration reading levels
  • step-by-step directions for using oral reading miscue analysis effectively
  • reproducible activity sheets for improving students' ability in visual perception, letter identification, sight word recognition, graphophonic analysis, structural analysis, semantic analysis, and reading comprehension
  • a description of the contemporary Reading Recovery Program which is being used with at-risk children
  • specific strategies for use with learning handicapped children
  • appendices listing publishers/distributors of actual computer software and materials for improving competency in word identification and comprehension skills.

Inshort, Complete Reading Disabilities Handbook is brimming with ready-to-use, classroom-tested strategies and materials for working with reading disabled children. It will be an invaluable, time-saving resource for all teachers in the effort to help each child achieve his/her optimal potential in reading.

This unique handbook gives reading and learning disability teachers one of the most comprehensive and practical resources available today for diagnosing and remediating all types of reading disabilities in elementary and middle school students. Included are easy-to-follow explanations of the various causes of reading disabilities and over 100 reproducible assessment devices, corrective activity sheets, and other aids. And all of this material is printed in a big 8 1/4" x 11" format for easy photocopying of test and activity pages as many times as needed for use with individual students, small groups, or an entire class!

Author Biography: Wilma H. Miller, Ed.D., is currently Professor of Education at Illinois State University in Normal, where she has taught undergraduate students in reading for 25 years. Prior to that she was an elementary school teacher in Illinois and Arizona.
Dr. Miller has published nearly 200 journal articles dealing with various aspects of reading such as The Reading Teacher, Elementary English, and Reading Horizons. She has also authored 20 books in the field, including Reading Teacher's Complete Diagnosis and Correction Manual (1988) and Reading Comprehension Activities Kit (1990), published by The Center.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876282496
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/15/1993
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

The Practical Help This Book Offers.
Chapter 1. What are Reading Disabilities?
Chapter 2. General Guidelines and Materials for Diagnosing Reading Disabilities.
Chapter 3. Ready-to-Use Materials for Diagnosing Disabilities in the Word-Identification Techniques.
Chapter 4. Ready-to-Use materials for Diagnosing Disabilities in Comprehension and Basic Study Skills.
Chapter 5. Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activities for Correcting Disabilities in the Word-Identification Techniques.
Chapter 6. Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activities for Correcting Disabilities in Comprehension and Basic Study Skills.
Chapter 7. Special Strategies and Delivery Systems for Teaching Reading Skills to Disabled Readers and Learning-Handicapped Students.
Appendices.

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