Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Identification and Teaching Strategies / Edition 2

Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Identification and Teaching Strategies / Edition 2

by William N. Bender
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205160484

ISBN-13: 9780205160488

Pub. Date: 11/01/1994

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

All too often, teachers are faced with the difficult task of diagnosing learning disabilities in their students. They need a solid reference for identifying and addressing the individual needs of the students in their classrooms.

This book focuses on both characteristics of students with learning disabilities as well as classroom tested instructional strategies.

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Overview

All too often, teachers are faced with the difficult task of diagnosing learning disabilities in their students. They need a solid reference for identifying and addressing the individual needs of the students in their classrooms.

This book focuses on both characteristics of students with learning disabilities as well as classroom tested instructional strategies. Written by an author with a great deal of classroom experience, topics include: medical aspects of learning disabilities; cognition and language; personality and social characteristics; learning; placement, services, and educational treatments; and much more! A new chapter on using technology in the classroom keeps this book far ahead of the competition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205160488
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Sect. 1Introduction to Learning Disabilities1
1Changing Definitions of Learning Disabilities2
2Medical Aspects of Learning Disabilities40
3Cognition and Language Characteristics of Students with Learning Disabilities66
4Personality and Social Characteristics of Students with Learning Disabilities96
5Assessment of Children Who Are Learning Disabled122
Sect. 2Characteristics of Students with Learning Disabilities157
6Learning Characteristics in Reading and Language Arts158
7Learning Characteristics in Math188
8Students with Learning Disabilities in the Classroom210
Sect. 3Placement, Services, and Educational Treatments239
9Educational Placements and Services240
10Behavioral Treatment Interventions282
11Metacognitive Instructional Approaches for Students with Learning Disabilities304
12Computer-Assisted Instruction for Persons with Learning Disabilities322
13Adults with Learning Disabilities344
14Future Issues in the Field of Learning Disabilities370
AppendixObjectives for the IEPs of Students with Learning Disabilities389
Glossary401
Name Index419
Subject Index427

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