Teen Health Series: Learning Disabilities Information for Teens

Editor/Author Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1472-1
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 4
Book Status: Available
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Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, 2nd Edition, describes the signs, causes, and diagnosis of learning disabilities, and discusses the effects of other disabilities and chronic conditions on learning. It also provides coping tips and information on academic issues, assistive technology, and laws that protect the rights of people with learning disabilities.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Learning Disabilities: An Overview
  • Chapter 1—What Is A Learning Disability?
  • Chapter 2—Myths And Misconceptions About Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 3—What Are Some Common Signs Of Learning Disabilities?
  • Chapter 4—What Causes Learning Disabilities?
  • Chapter 5—How Are Learning Disabilities Diagnosed?
  • Chapter 6—Statistics On Learning Disabilities
  • Part Two: Types Of Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 7—Three Categories Of Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 8—Dyslexia: Reading Disability
  • Chapter 9—Dysgraphia: Writing Disability
  • Chapter 10—Dyscalculia: Math Disability
  • Chapter 11—Developmental Speech And Language Disorders
  • Chapter 12—Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
  • Chapter 13—Nonverbal Learning Disability (NLD)
  • Chapter 14—Dyspraxia: Impaired Sensory And Motor Skills
  • Chapter 15—Information Processing Issues
  • Chapter 16—Gifted Students With Learning Disabilities
  • Part Three: Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Chapter 17—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Chapter 18—Substance Abuse And Learning Disorders
  • Chapter 19—Bipolar Disorder And Learning Disorders
  • Chapter 20—Conduct Disorder Often Associated With Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Part Four: Other Disabilities And Chronic Conditions That Affect Learning
  • Chapter 21 —Cancer Treatment Associated With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 22—Aphasia
  • Chapter 23—Cerebral Palsy Often Connected To A Learning Disability
  • Chapter 24—Epilepsy Can Affect Learning
  • Chapter 25—Autism And Communication
  • Chapter 26—Down Syndrome And Learning Difficulties
  • Chapter 27—Tourette Syndrome Associated With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 28—Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)
  • Chapter 29—XYY Syndrome
  • Chapter 30—Triple X Syndrome
  • Chapter 31 —Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Chapter 32—Turner Syndrome
  • Part Five: Academic Issues
  • Chapter 33—Choosing A School
  • Chapter 34—Evaluating And Documenting A Learning Disability
  • Chapter 35—The Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Chapter 36—Effective Academic Instruction For Children With ADHD
  • Chapter 37—Individualizing Instructional Practices For Children With ADHD
  • Chapter 38—Improving Study Skills
  • Chapter 39—Homework Strategies For Students With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 40—Assistive Technology And Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 41 —Testing Accommodation For Students With Disabilities
  • Chapter 42—Educational Options After High School
  • Chapter 43—Transition Planning
  • Chapter 44—Career Preparation And Work-Based Learning Experiences
  • Part Six: Living With A Learning Disability
  • Chapter 45—Self-Esteem Issues And Children With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 46—Self-Advocacy For Students With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 47—Overcoming Common Disability Barriers
  • Chapter 48—Social Skills, Friends, And Dating
  • Chapter 49—Stopping Bullies
  • Chapter 50—Siblings With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 51—Becoming A Successful Adult
  • Chapter 52—Learning Disabilities On The Job
  • Part Seven: Learning Disabilities And Your Legal Rights
  • Chapter 53—Laws That Protect People With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 54—Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Chapter 55—Protection For People With Learning Disabilities: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Chapter 56—Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Chapter 57—Learning Disabilities And The Law After High School: An Overview For Students
  • Part Eight: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 58—Directory Of Learning Disabilities Organizations
  • Chapter 59—Online Apps And Games To Assist With Learning Disabilities