How the Special Needs Brain Learns / Edition 2

How the Special Needs Brain Learns / Edition 2

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by David A. (Anthony) Sousa
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412949874

ISBN-13: 9781412949873

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Leverage brain research to develop successful strategies for students with special needs!

This second edition of the bestseller helps you turn the latest developments in neuroscience into practical classroom activities. Emphasizing lifelong independent learning, increased retention, and cognitive flexibility, this revision offers a practical framework for

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Leverage brain research to develop successful strategies for students with special needs!

This second edition of the bestseller helps you turn the latest developments in neuroscience into practical classroom activities. Emphasizing lifelong independent learning, increased retention, and cognitive flexibility, this revision offers a practical framework for identifying, accommodating, and motivating students with special needs. The author offers references to more than 230 new scientific studies, targeted information on Responsiveness to Intervention (RTI), and assistance for working with common learning challenges such as:

  • ADHD and ADD
  • Speech, reading, writing, and math disabilities
  • Emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412949873
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
104,451
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

About the Author
Introduction1
Ch. 1How the Brain Learns7
Ch. 2When Brains Differ19
Ch. 3Attention Disorders46
Ch. 4Speech Disabilities66
Ch. 5Reading Disabilities87
Ch. 6Writing Disabilities118
Ch. 7Mathematical Disabilities138
Ch. 8Sleep Disorders162
Ch. 9Emotional and Behavioral Disorders179
Ch. 10Autism196
Ch. 11Putting It All Together208
Glossary215
References221
Resources230
Index235

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This book was easy to understand and explained the topics without too much confusing information. I recommend this book for up and coming teachers as it makes for a wonderful reference guide for writing papers...