Disability Series: Learning & Developmental Disabilities Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Kevin Hayes
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  • ISBN-10: 078081892X
  • ISBN-13: 9780780818927
  • DDC: 371.9
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released March 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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This book provides basic consumer health information about learning and developmental disabilities; their types, causes, diagnosis, and treatment; and information about caring for people with learning and developmental disabilities, along with school and career options available for them. Includes resources for additional help and information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Process of Learning.
2: Physiology of Learning.
3: Early Learning.
4: Learning Disabilities.
5: Signs of Learning Disabilities.
6: Statistics on Learning Disabilities.
7: Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities.
8: Development Milestones.
9: Developmental Monitoring and Screening.
10: Developmental Milestone Checklist.
11: Speech and Language Developmental Milestones.
12: Developmental Disabilities.
13: Statistics on Developmental Disabilities.
14: Specific Types of Learning Disabilities.
15: Reading Disorders.
16: Dyslexia.
17: Dysgraphia.
18: Dyscalculia.
19: Language and Speech Disorders.
20: Auditory Processing Disorder.
21: Nonverbal Learning Disability.
22: Gerstmann Syndrome.
23: Developmental Dyspraxia: Impaired Sensory and Motor Skills.
24: Visual Processing Disorder.
25: Specific Types of Developmental Disabilities.
26: Birth Defects.
27: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
28: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
29: Autism Spectrum Disorder.
30: Cerebral Palsy.
31: Hearing Loss.
32: Vision Impairment.
33: Intellectual Disability.
34: Apraxia of Speech.
35: Muscular Dystrophy.
36: Tourette Syndrome.
37: Aarskog-Scott Syndrome.
38: Smith-Kingsmore Syndrome.
39: Genetic Disorders with Learning Disability.
40: Caring for People with Learning and Developmental Disabilities.
41: Concerned about Your Child’s Development?.
42: Early Intervention.
43: Treatments for Learning Disabilities.
44: School Options for People with Learning and Developmental Disabilities.
45: Career Options for People with Learning and Developmental Disabilities.
46: COVID-19 among People with Developmental Disabilities.
47: Living with Learning and Developmental Disabilities.
48: Common Barriers to Participation Experienced by People with Disabilities.
49: Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology.
50: Transport Facilities for People with Disabilities.
51: Self-Advocacy for Students with Learning Disabilities.
52: Social Skills, Friends, and Dating.
53: Preventing Bullying.
54: Siblings with Learning Disabilities.
55: Independent Living.
56: Special Needs Trusts.
57: Disability-Rights Laws.
58: Benefits for People with Disabilities.
59: Becoming a Successful Adult.
60: Additional Resources.
Directory of Resources Related to Learning and Developmental Disabilities.