The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activities for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities / Edition 3

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Overview

The third edition of this classic resource is a comprehensive source of information, strategies, and activities for working with learning disabled students. The book offers special educators, classroom teachers, and parents a wealth of new and proven suggestions and ready-to-use materials for helping LD students of all ages learn and perform at their fullest potential.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787997557
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/20/2008
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 388
  • Sales rank: 176,122
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Joan M. Harwell has more than thirty years' experience as a classroom teacher and special educator. Harwell is the best-selling author of numerous books in the special education field.

Rebecca Williams Jackson has more than twelve years of experience working with students with learning disabilities. She works as an educational consultant and advocate for students with learning disabilities and their families.

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Table of Contents

1 An overview of the field of learning disabilities 1

2 Research in the field of learning disabilities 17

3 Understanding the laws 48

4 Early childhood education for at-risk students 58

5 The student study team process 68

6 Formal assessment and identification of the student with learning disabilities 86

7 Planning for the student with learning disabilities 110

8 Classroom management for teachers 127

9 Academic management considerations 150

10 Interventions for specific problems 168

11 Reading and the student with learning disabilities 199

12 Writing, spelling, and speaking 256

13 Teaching mathematically challenged students 297

14 Adolescents and adults with learning disabilities 335

15 The role of the family 352

16 Education in the new millennium 359

References 365

Further reading 373

Index 377

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    Posted February 3, 2011

    Took forever!

    The book was in great condition but it took so long to receive it (more than 2 weeks), I actually had to purchase another book because I had assignments due.

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