Guide to Learning Disabilities for Primary Care: How to Screen, Identify, Manage, and Advocate for Children with Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

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All-new clinical resource is purpose-built to help primary caregivers take the lead role in the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of children with learning disabilities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581104868
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction v

Part I Learning and Related Disabilities 1

Chapter 1 Learning Disorders Versus Learning Disabilities 3

Chapter 2 Learning Disabilities 11

Chapter 3 Diagnosing Learning Disabilities 29

Chapter 4 The Related Language Disabilities 37

Chapter 5 The Related Motor Disabilities 47

Chapter 6 Confirming a Learning Disability and the Related Language or Motor Disability 57

Part II Related Disorders 67

Chapter 7 The Impact of Learning Beyond the School: Secondary Emotional, Social, and Family Problems 69

Chapter 8 Related Neurologically Based Disorders 79

Chapter 9 The Related Pragmatic Social Skills Disabilities 91

Part III Clinical Interventions: The Public School System 97

Chapter 10 The Public School: Laws and Policies 99

Chapter 11 The Public School: Assessment and Intervention 111

Part IV Clinical Interventions: The Related Psychiatric Disorders 127

Chapter 12 Interventions for Primary Comorbid Disorders 129

Chapter 13 Interventions for the Secondary Emotional, Social, and Family Problems 137

Part V Resources 145

Appendix A Organizations and Other Resources 147

Appendix B Screening Forms 151

Index 159

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