Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities

by Meryl Loonin

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The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Disease and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420507935
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/29/2012
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Learning Differently 6

Chapter 1 What Is a Learning Disability? 10

Chapter 2 Types of Learning Disabilities 25

Chapter 3 The History of Learning Disabilities 40

Chapter 4 Learning Disabilities in School 56

Chapter 5 Living and Coping with Learning Disabilities 72

Notes 86

Glossary 90

Organizations to Contact 92

For More Information 95

Index 98

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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