Learning Disabilities: From Identification to Intervention / Edition 1
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Learning Disabilities: From Identification to Intervention / Edition 1

by Jack M. Fletcher, G. Reid Lyon, Lynn S. Fuchs, Marcia A. Barnes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 159385370X

ISBN-13: 9781593853709

Pub. Date: 11/30/2006

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Evidence based and comprehensive, this important work offers a new approach to understanding and intervening with students with learning disabilities. The authors—leading experts in neuropsychology and special education—present a unique model of learning disabilities that integrates the cognitive, neural, genetic, and contextual factors associated with

Overview

Evidence based and comprehensive, this important work offers a new approach to understanding and intervening with students with learning disabilities. The authors—leading experts in neuropsychology and special education—present a unique model of learning disabilities that integrates the cognitive, neural, genetic, and contextual factors associated with these disorders. The volume addresses classification, assessment, and intervention for a range of disabilities involved in reading, mathematics, and written expression. With a focus on exploring the evolving scientific base of the field, as well as establishing effective educational practices, this book will serve as an essential text and an indispensable resource for school psychologists, neuropsychologists, special educators, and others who work with struggling learners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593853709
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Sales rank:
554,456
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. History of the Field
3. Classification, Definition, and Identification of Learning Disabilities
4. Assessment of Learning Disabilities
5. Reading Disabilities: Word Recognition
6. Reading Disabilities: Fluency
7. Reading Disabilities: Comprehension
8. Mathematics Disabilities
9. Written Expression Disabilities
10. Conclusions and Future Directions

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