Fully revised coverage with the most current diagnoses andtreatments for adolescents and adults living with learning andattention disorders
Reflecting the most recent and relevant findings regardingLearning Disabilities (LD) and Attention-Deficit/HyperactivityDisorder (ADHD), this Second Edition of Learning and AttentionDisorders in Adolescence and Adulthood provides practitioners inthe fields of education and mental health with a set of practicalguidelines to assist in the assessment, diagnosis, consultation,and treatment of adolescents and adults struggling with LD andADHD. The new edition includes:
- An emphasis on working from strengthsadapting todisabilities and dealing with them successfully on a dailybasis
- New coverage of the causes and long-term implications of LD andADHD in adolescents and adulthood
- New chapters on treatment effectiveness; building resiliency andshaping mindsets; cognitive therapy; and strategic life coaching tohelp guide individuals with LD and ADHD
- Contributions from leading researchers, including Noel Gregg,Russell Barkley, Kevin Antshel, and Nancy Mather
Drawing on evidence-based techniques to meet the pragmaticdemands for intervention, the Second Edition guides schoolpsychologists, counselors, and educators in promoting positivechange for adolescents and adults with LD and ADHD as they strivefor success in school, work, and home settings.
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About the Author
SAM GOLDSTEIN, PhD, is a member of the faculty at theUniversity of Utah; maintains a private practice at the Neurology,Learning, and Behavioral Center in Salt Lake City, Utah; and is onstaff at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute. He is theEditor in Chief of the Journal of Attention Disorders.
JACK A. NAGLIERI, PhD, is Professor of Psychology atGeorge Mason University. Dr. Naglieri authored Essentials of CASAssessment and coauthored Essentials of WNV Assessment (bothpublished by Wiley). He is the Senior Editor of the Journal ofAttention Disorders.
Jointly Drs. Goldstein and Naglieri are developing six newassessment instruments and are coeditors of the Encyclopedia ofChild Behavior and Development.
MELISSA DeVRIES, PhD, is conducting postdoctoral study atthe Neurology, Learning, and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City,Utah. In addition to this text, she has coauthored three bookchapters and a peer-reviewed article.
Table of Contents
PART I: Background.
1 The Changing Face of LD and ADHD in Late Adolescence andAdulthood (Sam Goldstein and Melissa DeVries).
2 Learning Disabilities in Childhood (Sam Goldstein).
3 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Childhood (SamGoldstein and Melissa DeVries).
4 Adults with Learning Disabilities: Barriers and Progress(Noel Gregg).
5 Children with ADHD Grown Up (Kevin M. Antshel and RussellBarkley).
PART II: Assessment.
6 Assessment of Cognitive and Neuropsychological Processes(Jack A. Naglieri and Sam Goldstein).
7 Assessment of Academic Achievement (Nancy Mather andAnnmarie Urso).
8 Assessment of Psychiatric Status and Personality Qualities(J. Russell Ramsay, Bradley M. Rosenfield, and Lofton H.Harris).
9 Integration and Formulation of Data (Sam Goldstein andMelissa DeVries).
10 Legal Rights and Qualification Under the Americans withDisabilities Act (Peter S. Latham and Patricia H.Latham).
PART III: Treatment.
11 Overview of Current Treatment Protocols (SamGoldstein).
12 Treatment Effectiveness for LD and ADHD (Anastasia L.Betts).
13 Building Resilience by Shaping Mindsets (Robert B.Brooks).
14 Using Neurocognitive Psychotherapy for LD and ADHD (CarolAnn Robbins and Judith M. Glasser).
15 Strategic Coaching for LD and ADHD (Nancy Ratey and JodiSleeper-Triplett).
16 College Programs and Services (Kevin Hills and IanCampbell).
17 Classroom and Instructional Strategies (Robert J. Volpe,R. Julius Anastasio, and George J. DuPaul).
18 Medications Affecting Behavior and Learning (Anthony L.Rostain).
19 Vocational Programs and Practices (Rob Crawford).
20 Lifestyle and Family Issues (Arthur L. Robin).