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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:
|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|
|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|