Adult Learning Disorders: Contemporary Issues

Adult Learning Disorders: Contemporary Issues


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ISBN-13: 9781138006119
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Lorraine Wolf, Ph.D., received her doctorate in neuropsychology from the City University of New York. She is currently Director of Disability Services at Boston University, where she also holds faculty appointments in psychiatry and rehabilitation sciences.

Hope Schreiber, PsyD, ABPP/CN is the Clinical Neuropsychologist for the Psychiatry Department of Tufts Medical Center, Director of the College LD/ADHD Program at Tufts, and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Jeanette Wasserstein, Ph.D., is a Clinical Neuropsychologist in private practice in New York City and on the faculty of the Mt. Sinai College of Medicine, in the Department of Psychiatry. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of adults with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Table of Contents

A.F. Mirsky, Introduction. Part 1. Development. J. Cohen Sherman, Normal and LD Development of Academic Skills. K, Kniele, R. Gur, Sex Differences in Brain Development & Learning Disability. J.W. Gilger, B.J. Kaplan, The Concept of Atypical Brain Development as Applied to Developmental Learning Disorders. Part 2. Neurobiology and Specific Learning Disorders. E.L. Grigorenko, Developmental Dyslexia in Adults: Implications for Studies of Its Etiology. A. Daniels, Reading Fluency in Adults. H. Tager-Flusberg, K. Lindgren, M. Mody, Structural and Functional Neuroimaging in Language Disorders: Specific Language Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorders. K.D. Tsatsanis, B.P. Rourke, Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in Adults. F. Krueger, J. Grafman, Disorders of Mathematics: Implications for Adult Functioning. L.E. Wolf, E. Kaplan, Executive Functioning and Disorders of Self-Regulation in Young Adults. Part 3. Diagnosis and Assessment. R. Mapou, Comprehensive Evaluation of Adults with Learning Disabilities. L. Siegel, K. Stanovich, TBD. N. Gregg, C. Coleman, J. Hartwig, Assessment of Written Expression in the Adult Population. H. Schreiber, Co-existing Psychiatric Disorders in Post-secondary Students Referred for Neuropsychological Evaluation for LD or ADHD. Part 4. Life Outcomes. C. Rey-Casserly, J. Holmes Bernstein, Making the Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Learning Disorders. N. Gregg, D. Morgan, J. Hartwig, Accommodations: Research to Practice. A.H. Macurdy, E. Geetter, Legal Issues for Adults with Learning Disabilities in Higher Education and Employment. C. Weinstein, L.E. Wolf, H. Schreiber, The Professional Student with a Learning Disorder: Focus on Medicine and Law. J. Wasserstein, N.P. Vadhan, G.A. Stefanotis, K. Barboza, Outcome of NLD Adults: A Naturalistic Study. H. Schreiber, L.E. Wolf, J. Wasserstein, Concluding Thoughts and Future Directions.

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