Introduction to Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

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"This textbook does a…thorough job of covering learning disabilities. It is well organized and I feel that the students would enjoy reading this textbook. Current changes and trends in the field are clearly explained in the textbook. The case studies are a definite plus…"
Mariann W. Tillery—High Point University

"…the authors have done a great job putting current issues and changes in the field of LD into this textbook."
Monica A. Lambert—Appalachian State University

The characteristics of people with learning disabilities.
The causes of learning disabilities
The most reliable educational interventions for students with LD.

Students will enjoy reading this clearly written, well-organized text, which strikes a perfect balance between foundational information and practical tools that educators can readily use with students.

New! Chapter 3—Eligibility focuses on the laws, definitions, identification, and eligibility topics related to learning disabilities.

New! Chapter 9—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder- ADHD

New! Chapter 15—Participation in General Education Classrooms for Students with Learning Disabilities considers the student with learning disability in the general education classroom, including information about planning for, accommodating, and adapting instruction.

New! Case Studies: Shannon and Jamal are introduced in Chapter One and referenced throughout the book. Their stories realistically address questions parents, students, and teachers face, and illustrate how teaching techniquesand strategies relate to the needs of a specific child.

New! "Focus on—: Do Now Activities" provide quick, easy-to-apply strategies, techniques, and activities for immediate use and reference; great for beginning teachers.

The CEC Standards Connection:

  • CEC Knowledge & Skills Overviews open each chapter.
  • CEC Knowledge Check Margin Notes tie text material to CEC Common Core and Disability-Specific Knowledge and Skills statements.
  • CEC Portfolio-Building Activities guide students in documenting the CEC knowledge and skills they've acquired.
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An introduction to the field of learning disabilities across the lifespan, covering basic information on causes, characteristics, parent and family factors, and educational approaches. Contains sections on educational planning, developmental perspectives, strategies for helping students adapt, and strategies for teaching. This second edition offers more boxed features, case examples, and thought questions, and reflects current legislation and research. For a first course at the undergraduate or graduate level. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205166886
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 7.23 (w) x 9.47 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Basic concepts 1
2 Causes of learning disabilities 43
3 Eligibility for special education services 65
4 Parents and families 109
5 Prevention and intervention in early childhood 143
6 Transition programming in adolescence and adulthood 167
7 Social, emotional, and behavioral problems 195
8 Cognition, metacognition, and memory in students with learning disabilities 223
9 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 259
10 Educational approaches 295
11 Students who experience difficulties with spoken language 325
12 Students who experience difficulties with reading 361
13 Students who experience difficulties with writing 407
14 Students who experience difficulties with mathematics 451
15 Participation in general education classrooms for students with learning disabilities 489
Appendix 525
References 538
Name index 576
Subject index 582
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