Volume I in the series is a complete reference guide to diagnosing specific learning problems, including a list of behaviors that signal possible learning disabilities. Volume II, Ready to Use Tools & Materials for Remediating Specific Learning Disabilities (0-87628-280-X), provides 230 reproducible activities to remediate problems in reading, language arts, and math in grades K-12.
About the Author
Joan M. Harwell has over 25 years of experience as a regular classroom teacher and a special education teacher for educationally handicapped children in the schools of San Bernadino, CA. She has run several remedial programs for slow learners and is the author of Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook (1987).
Table of Contents
About This Resource Library.
CHAPTER 1: Learning Disabilities - An Overview.
CHAPTER 2: Medical Aspects of Learning Disabilities.
CHAPTER 3: Understanding The Law.
CHAPTER 4: Early Childhood Education for At-Risk Students.
CHAPTER 5: The Role of the Student Study Team.
CHAPTER 6: The Role of the Multi-Disciplinary Team in Assessing the Needs of Students.
CHAPTER 7: The Role of the Multi-Disciplinary Team in Developing the I.E.P.
CHAPTER 8: Making the Changes Required by the Regular Education Initiative.
CHAPTER 9: Classroom Management.
CHAPTER 10: Academic Management Considerations.
Chapter 11: Teaching Reading.
CHAPTER 12: Teaching Language Arts.
CHAPTER 13: Teaching Mathematics.
CHAPTER 14: Teaching Life and Social Skills.
CHAPTER 15: The Role of the Secondary School.
CHAPTER 16: Beyond High School.
CHAPTER 17: The Role of Technology in Learning Disabilities.
CHAPTER 18: A Call to Action.
APPENDIX 1: List of Organizations And Sources Of Help.
APPENDIX 2: Teacher's Guide To Behavioral Problem Solving.
APPENDIX 3: What You Need To Know About Add: A Guide For Parents And Teachers.
APPENDIX 4: What You Need To Know About LD: A Guide For Parents And Teachers.