Health Reference Series: Learning Disabilities Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1703-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2020
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Learning Disabilities Sourcebook, Sixth Edition provides information about dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, speech and communication disorders, and auditory and visual processing disorders. It also provides details about other conditions that impact learning, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism and other pervasive developmental disorders, hearing and visual impairment, and Down syndrome and other chromosomal disorders.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Understanding and Identifying Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 1—The Brain and Its Function
  • Chapter 2—Early Learning, Speech, and Language Development Milestones
  • Chapter 3—Learning Disabilities: An Overview
  • Chapter 4—Diagnosing Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 5—Evaluating Children for Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 6—Other Facts about Learning Disabilities
  • Part II: Types of Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 7—Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Chapter 8—Developmental Dyscalculia
  • Chapter 9—Dysgraphia
  • Chapter 10—Dyslexia
  • Chapter 11—Gifted but Learning Disabled
  • Chapter 12—Nonverbal Learning Disability
  • Chapter 13—Speech, Language, and Communication Disorders
  • Chapter 14—Visual Processing Disorders
  • Part III: Other Disorders That Make Learning Difficult
  • Chapter 15—Aphasia and Apraxia of speech
  • Chapter 16—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Chapter 17—Cerebral Palsy
  • Chapter 18—Chromosomal Disorders
  • Chapter 19—Emotional Disturbance
  • Chapter 20—Epilepsy
  • Chapter 21—Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Chapter 22—Gerstmann Syndrome
  • Chapter 23—Hearing Disabilities
  • Chapter 24—Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Chapter 25—Specific Language Impairment
  • Chapter 26—Tourette Syndrome
  • Part IV: Learning Disabilities and the Educational Process
  • Chapter 29—Decoding Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 30—Early Intervention Strategies
  • Chapter 31—Understanding the Special Education Process: An Overview
  • Chapter 32—Understanding Your Child's Right to Special Education Services
  • Chapter 33—Individualized Education Programs
  • Chapter 34—Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
  • Chapter 35—Specialized Teaching Techniques
  • Chapter 36—Coping with School-Related Challenges
  • Chapter 37—Alternative Educational Options
  • Chapter 38—Transition to High School
  • Chapter 39—Transition to College and Vocational Programs
  • Part V: Living with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 40—Coping with a Learning Disability
  • Chapter 41—Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability
  • Chapter 42—The Impact of Disability on Parenting
  • Chapter 43—Educating Others about Your Child with a Learning Disability
  • Chapter 44—Bullying and Learning Disabilities: What Parents Need to Know
  • Chapter 45—Disability Inclusion
  • Chapter 46—Self-Esteem Issues and Children with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 47—Life Skills for Teens and Young Adults with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 48—Preparing for Adulthood: Tips for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 49—Employment for People with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 50—Independent Living
  • Chapter 51—Special Needs Trusts
  • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 52—Glossary of Terms Related to Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 53—Directory of Resources Related to Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 54—Sources of College Funding for Students with Disabilities