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How the Special Needs Brain Learns / Edition 3

How the Special Needs Brain Learns / Edition 3

by David A. Sousa
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ISBN-13: 9781506327020
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/24/2016
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 246,714
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 Consider
About the Author
Preface to the Third Edition
Chapter 1 - The Brain and Learning
Chapter 2 - When Learning Difficulties Arise
Chapter 3 - Attention Disorders
Chapter 4 - Speech Difficulties
Chapter 5 - Reading Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Writing Disabilities
Chapter 7 - Mathematical Disabilities
Chapter 8 - Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Chapter 9 - Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chapter 10 - Putting It All Together

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