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The ABCs of Learning Disabilities

by Bernice Wong Editor · Lorraine Graham Editor

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The ABCs of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition, discusses major research findings on learning disabilities in children, adolescents and adults in language, memory, social skills, self-regulation, reading, mathematics, and writing, with an additional chapter on assessment. This concise primer is intended for use as an undergraduate introductory text to the field. Written with an evenness of tone, breadth, and depth, the conveys an engaging style meant to encourage the beginning student to identify the "big picture” and to be interested in conceptual issues as well as research findings.
* Undergraduate level text
* 90% new material
* Concise introduction to field
* Covers current concepts like removing the IQ-performance discrepancy formula in diagnosing learning disabilities
* New chapter on self-regulation and learning disabilities
* Whole school approach to social skills intervention

Publication Details

Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Imprint:
Academic Press
Edition:
2
Publication Date:
2011

Format

  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe PDF eBook 2.1 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 5.7 MB

Creators

Editor :
Jeanette Berman
Editor :
Lorraine Graham
Editor :
Bernice Wong
Editor :
Maureen Hoskyn
The ABCs of Learning Disabilities
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