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Learning and Attention Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood: Assessment and Treatment / Edition 2

Learning and Attention Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood: Assessment and Treatment / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780470505182
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Pages: 636
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.90(d)

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).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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