Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification / Edition 1

Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification / Edition 1

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by Dawn P. Flanagan, Vincent C. Alfonso
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470587601

ISBN-13: 9780470587607

Pub. Date: 11/30/2010

Publisher: Wiley

This newest addition to the Essentials series presents the latest research and information from leading scholars and researchers in the field of learning disabilities. With multiple perspectives spanning several different theoretical orientations and offering several different approaches to SLD identification-from RTI methods to cognitive strengths and weaknesses

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This newest addition to the Essentials series presents the latest research and information from leading scholars and researchers in the field of learning disabilities. With multiple perspectives spanning several different theoretical orientations and offering several different approaches to SLD identification-from RTI methods to cognitive strengths and weaknesses approaches-this volume offers step-by-step information on accurately identifying learning disabilities. This is essential reading for professionals who work with children and youth who may be at risk for learning disabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470587607
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/30/2010
Series:
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series, #82
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
326,730
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Series Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xix

1 Overview of Specific Learning Disabilities Marlene Sotelo-Dynega Dawn P. Flanagan Vincent C. Alfonso 1

2 How SLD Manifests in Reading Steven Feifer 21

3 How SLD Manifests in Mathematics David C. Geary Mary K. Hoard Drew H. Bailey 43

4 How SLD Manifests in Writing Nancy Mather Barbara J. Wendling 65

5 How SLD Manifests in Oral Expression and Listening Comprehension Elisabeth H. Wiig 89

6 A Response to Intervention (RTI) Approach to SLD Identification Jack M. Fletcher Amy E. Barth Karla K. Stuebing 115

7 The Discrepancy/Consistency Approach to SLD Identification Using the PASS Theory Jack A. Naglieri 145

8 RTI and Cognitive Hypothesis Testing for Identification and Intervention of Specific Learning Disabilities: The Best of Both Worlds James B. Hale Kirby L. Wycoff Catherine A. Fiorello 173

9 Evidence-Based Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Reading Disabilities With and Without Comorbidities in Oral Language, Writing, and Math: Prevention, Problem-Solving Consultation, and Specialized Instruction Virginia W. Berninger 203

10 A CHC-based Operational Definition of SLD: Integrating Multiple Data Sources and Multiple Data-Gathering Methods Dawn P. Flanagan Vincent C. Alfonso Jennifer T. Mascolo 233

11 Separating Cultural and Linguistic Differences (CLD) From Specific Learning Disability (SLD) in the Evaluation of Diverse Students: Difference or Disorder? Samuel O. Ortiz 299

References 327

Annotated Bibliography 371

About the Editors 375

About the Contributors 377

Author Index 379

Subject Index 397

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