The ABCs of Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

The ABCs of Learning Disabilities / Edition 1

by Bernice Wong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0127625453

ISBN-13: 9780127625454

Pub. Date: 08/02/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The ABCs of Learning Disabilities discusses the concept of learning disabilities and major research findings regarding learning disabled children, adolescents, and adults. Beginning with a history and definition of the field, coverage includes subtype classification, memory in the learning disabled, social aspects of learning disabilities, metacognition,

Overview

The ABCs of Learning Disabilities discusses the concept of learning disabilities and major research findings regarding learning disabled children, adolescents, and adults. Beginning with a history and definition of the field, coverage includes subtype classification, memory in the learning disabled, social aspects of learning disabilities, metacognition, reading problems, computation problems, writing skills, assessment, and remediation. Chapters are written in an engaging style, meant to encourage the beginning student to identify the "big picture" and to think about implications of conceptual issues and research data.

Key Features
• Undergraduate-level text
• Fills a need as a concise introduction to the subject
• Focuses on two broad topics: the concept of learning disabilities and research findings on people with learning disabilities
• Includes a final section that discusses assessment and remediation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780127625454
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
08/02/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

History of Learning Disabilities.
Defining Learning Disabilities.
An Overview on Subtyping Research in Learning Disabilities.
Research on Memory Processes in Children with Learning Disabilities.
Social Aspects of Learning Disabilities.
Metacognition and Learning Disabilities.
Informal Assessment of Reading Problems.
Arithmetic and Mathematics and Students with Learning Disabilities.
Assessment and Instruction of Writing Skills.
Epilogue.
References.
Index.

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