Introduction to Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

Introduction to Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

by Daniel P. Hallahan
     
 

Hallahan (University of Virginia) introduces the field of learning disabilities across the life span in this text for undergraduate and graduate students. This third edition delves into reauthorization of IDEA, inclusionary practices, and technological advances in identifying and teaching students. There are three new chapters on eligibility for special education… See more details below

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Hallahan (University of Virginia) introduces the field of learning disabilities across the life span in this text for undergraduate and graduate students. This third edition delves into reauthorization of IDEA, inclusionary practices, and technological advances in identifying and teaching students. There are three new chapters on eligibility for special education services, characteristics and treatment of ADHD, and participation in general education classrooms for students with learning disabilities. Also new are two ongoing case studies with questions, and margin notes on Council for Exceptional Children standards. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205166886
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.23(w) x 9.47(h) x 1.08(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Basic concepts1
2Causes of learning disabilities43
3Eligibility for special education services65
4Parents and families109
5Prevention and intervention in early childhood143
6Transition programming in adolescence and adulthood167
7Social, emotional, and behavioral problems195
8Cognition, metacognition, and memory in students with learning disabilities223
9Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder259
10Educational approaches295
11Students who experience difficulties with spoken language325
12Students who experience difficulties with reading361
13Students who experience difficulties with writing407
14Students who experience difficulties with mathematics451
15Participation in general education classrooms for students with learning disabilities489
Appendix525
References538
Name index576
Subject index582

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