Teen Health Series: Learning Disabilities Information for Teens

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1814-9
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Learning Disabilities Information For Teens, Third Edition describes early learning, the different kinds of learning disabilities, and their common signs, causes, and diagnostic procedures.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1 | Process of Learning: An Overview
  • Chapter 1—Learning Process
  • Chapter 2—Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 3—Early Literacy
  • Chapter 4—Early Childhood Education
  • Chapter 5—Early Learning and School Readiness Program
  • Chapter 6—What Is a Learning Disability?
  • Chapter 7—What Are Some Common Signs of Learning Disabilities?
  • Chapter 8—Determining the Existence of a Specific Learning Disability for K-12
  • Chapter 9—Early Intervention for Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 10—Conditions Related to Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 11—Statistics on Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 12—NICHD Learning Disabilities Research
  • Part 2 | Types of Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 13—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Chapter 14—Dyscalculia: Math Disability
  • Chapter 15—Reading and Writing Disabilities
  • Chapter 16—Specific Language Impairment
  • Chapter 17—Nonverbal Learning Disability
  • Chapter 18—Developmental Gerstmann Syndrome
  • Chapter 19—Developmental Dyspraxia: Impaired Sensory and Motor Skills
  • Chapter 20—Disruption in Executive Function
  • Part 3 | Congenital and Genetic Disorders That Affect Learning
  • Chapter 21—Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Chapter 22—Down Syndrome and Learning Difficulties
  • Chapter 23—Cognitive Features of Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Chapter 24—Learning Disability in Girls with Turner Syndrome
  • Chapter 25—47,XYY Syndrome
  • Chapter 26—Aarskog-Scott Syndrome
  • Chapter 27—Smith-Kingsmore Syndrome
  • Chapter 28—Triple X Syndrome
  • Part 4 | Other Disabilities and Chronic Conditions That Impact Learning
  • Chapter 29—Bipolar Disorder and Learning Disorders
  • Chapter 30—Cerebral Palsy and Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 31—Epilepsy and Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 32—Autistic People Have a Learning Disability
  • Chapter 33—Learning Problems in Childhood Cancer
  • Chapter 34—Drug Abuse and Your High-School Grades
  • Chapter 35—Childhood Lead Poisoning
  • Chapter 36—Understanding Tourette Syndrome and Its Effects on Learning
  • Chapter 37—Language and Speech Disorders
  • Chapter 38—Hearing Loss
  • Chapter 39—Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing
  • Part 5 | School Options for Teens with Learning Disability
  • Chapter 40—Choosing a School
  • Chapter 41—Special Education Services
  • Chapter 42—School-Based Preparatory Experiences
  • Chapter 43—Educational Options after High School
  • Chapter 44—Preparing for Postsecondary Education
  • Chapter 45—Connecting Activities to Gain Access to Chosen Postschool Options
  • Part 6 | Career Options and Employment Support
  • Chapter 46—Transition Planning
  • Chapter 47—Learning about Career Options
  • Chapter 48—Youth Development and Leadership
  • Chapter 49—Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 50—Disclosing Disabilities
  • Chapter 51—Learning Disabilities on the Job
  • Chapter 52—Employment Supports
  • Chapter 53—Volunteerism and Service-Learning as a Pathway to Employment
  • Chapter 54—Cultivating Qualified Workers
  • Chapter 55—Starting a Career with the Federal Government
  • Chapter 56—Finding, Accommodating, and Retaining Employees with Disabilities
  • Part 7 | Living with a Learning Disability
  • Chapter 57—Deeper Learning
  • Chapter 58—Service-Learning
  • Chapter 59—School Supportive Learning Environment
  • Chapter 60—Assistive Technology
  • Chapter 61—Self-Esteem Issues and Children with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 62—Self-Advocacy for Students with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 63—Common Barriers to Participation Experienced by People with Disabilities
  • Chapter 64—Social Skills, Friends, and Dating
  • Chapter 65—Stopping Bullies
  • Chapter 66—Siblings with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 67—Becoming a Successful Adult
  • Chapter 68—Sound Advice: High School Music Training Sharpens Language Skills
  • Chapter 69—Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • Chapter 70—Your Legal Disability Rights
  • Part 8 | If You Need More Help or Information
  • Chapter 71—Directory of Learning Disabilities Organizations