Teaching students with learning challenges just got easier with this groundbreaking guide!
If you’ve been searching for effective strategies to meet the needs of learning challenged students, look no further. In this newly revised and updated third edition, expert David A. Sousa addresses the causes of common learning disabilities and provides alternative instructional strategies to ensure learning occurs. Discover cutting-edge brain research to help you:
- Effectively instruct students with ADHD, LD, dyslexia, autism, and more
- Utilize assistive technologies to remove barriers to learning
- Differentiate instruction in speech, reading, writing, and mathematics
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
David A. Sousa, Ed D, is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of more than a dozen books that translate brain research into strategies for improving learning. He has presented to more than 200,000 educators across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. He has taught high school chemistry and served in administrative positions, including superintendent of schools. He was an adjunct professor of education at Seton Hall University and a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University. Dr. Sousa has edited science books and published dozens of articles in leading journals. His books have been published in French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, and several other languages. He is past president of the National Staff Development Council (now Learning Forward) and has received honorary degrees and awards for his commitment to research, professional development, and science education. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and National Public Radio to discuss his work with schools using brain research.
Table of Contents
List of Strategies to ConsiderAbout the AuthorPreface to the Third EditionAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1 - The Brain and LearningChapter 2 - When Learning Difficulties AriseChapter 3 - Attention DisordersChapter 4 - Speech DifficultiesChapter 5 - Reading DisabilitiesChapter 6 - Writing DisabilitiesChapter 7 - Mathematical DisabilitiesChapter 8 - Emotional and Behavioral DisordersChapter 9 - Autism Spectrum DisorderChapter 10 - Putting It All TogetherGlossaryReferencesResourcesIndex