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Improve the work habits and study skills of students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD, and advance their performance in reading, writing, and mathematics with the highly effective methods in this guide.
About A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher
About the Authors
Introduction to Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities
1.What Are Learning Disabilities?
Criticism of the Definition
Criteria for Identification
2.How Common Are Learning Disabilities?
Rapid Growth in the Category
Explanations of the Category’s Growth
3.What Causes Learning Disabilities?
4.How Are Learning Disabilities Assessed?
What Is Unique About Learning Disability Assessments?
Trends in the Assessment Process
5.What Characteristics Are Associated With Learning Disabilities?
6.How Do Teachers Teach Students With Learning Disabilities?
Improving Basic Skills
Improving Classroom Behavior
Improving Social Relations
7.What Should Every Teacher Know About Learning Disabilities and ADHD?
Definitions of ADHD
Principles of Remediation
8.What Trends and Issues Influence How We Teach Students With Learning Disabilities?
A Changing Definition
Subtypes of Learning Disabilities
Definitions Vary by State
9. Learning Disabilities in Perspective
10. What Have We Learned?
Answer Key for Self-Assessments
On Your Own
Journals & Articles