Learning and Attention Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood: Assessment and Treatment / Edition 2

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With informed support, students at the K-12 and collegiate levels can overcome the obstacles of ADHD and other learning disabilities. Drawing on evidence-based techniques, this book provides school psychologists, counselors, and consultants with the best diagnoses and treatments to help their clients become effective students. It includes a thorough overview of LD and ADHD, as well as a set of guidelines to assist adolescents and adults. This is important reading for practitioners in education and mental health working to create learning programs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470505182
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 636
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

SAM GOLDSTEIN, PhD, is a member of the faculty at the University of Utah; maintains a private practice at the Neurology, Learning, and Behavioral Center in Salt Lake City, Utah; and is on staff at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute. He is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Attention Disorders.

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. Dr. Naglieri authored Essentials of CAS Assessment and coauthored Essentials of WNV Assessment (both published by Wiley). He is the Senior Editor of the Journal of Attention Disorders.

Jointly Drs. Goldstein and Naglieri are developing six new assessment instruments and are coeditors of the Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development.

MELISSA DeVRIES, PhD, is conducting postdoctoral study at the Neurology, Learning, and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to this text, she has coauthored three book chapters and a peer-reviewed article.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Background.

Chapter 1 The Changing Face of LD and ADHD in Late Adolescence and Adulthood (Sam Goldstein, Melissa DeVries and Jack Naglieri).

Chapter 2 Learning Disabilities in Childhood (Sam Goldstein and Melissa DeVries).

Chapter 3 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Childhood (Sam Goldstein and Melissa DeVries, Ph.D.).

Chapter 4 Adults with Learning Disabilities: Barriers and Progress (Noel Gregg).

Chapter 5 Children With ADHD Grown Up (Russell Barkley and Kevin Antshel).

Part II: Assessment.

Chapter 6 Assessment of Cognitive and Neuropsychological Processes (Jack Naglieri).

Chapter 7 Assessment of Academic Achievement (Nancy Mather and Annmarie Urso, Ph.D.).

Chapter 8 Assessment of Psychiatric Status and Personality Qualities (J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., Brad Rosenfield, Psy.D. and Lofton Harris, M.S.).

Chapter 9 Integration and Formulation of Data (Sam Goldstein, Jack Naglieri and Melissa DeVries).

Chapter 10 Legal Rights and Qualification Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Peter S. Latham, J.D. and Patricia Horan Latham, J.D.).

Part III: Treatment.

Chapter 11 Overview of Current Treatment Protocols (Sam Goldstein and Jack Naglieri).

Chapter 12 Treatment Effectiveness for LD and ADHD (Anastasia Betts).

Chapter 13 Building Resilience by Shaping Mindsets (Robert Brooks).

Chapter 14 Using Neurognitive Pschotherapy for LD and ADHD (Carol Robbins, Ph.D. and Judith M. Glasser, Ph.D.).

Chapter 15 Strategic Coaching For LD and ADHD (Nancy Ratey, Ed.M., MCC, SCAC and Jodi Sleeper-Triplett).

Chapter 16 College Programs and Services (Ian Campbell and Kevin Hills).

Chapter 17 Classroom and Instructional Strategies (Robert J. Volpe, R. Julius Anastasio and George J. DuPaul, Ph.D.).

Chapter 18 Drugs Affecting Behavior and Learning (Anthony L. Rostain, M.D., M.A.).

Chapter 19 Vocational Programs and Practices (Rob Crawford, M.Ed.).

Chapter 20 Lifestyle and Family Issues (Arthur L. Robin, Ph.D.).

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