Learning Disabilities Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Sandra Judd
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812603
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812604
  • DDC: 371.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Basic consumer health information about dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, speech and communication disorders, auditory and visual processing disorders, and other conditions that make learning difficult, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, down syndrome and other chromosomal disorders, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, hearing and visual impairment, autism and other pervasive developmental disorders, and traumatic brain injury; along with facts about diagnosing learning disabilities, early intervention, the special education process, legal protections, assistive technology, and accommodations, and guidelines for life-stage transitions, suggestions for coping with daily challenges, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of additional resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Understanding and Identifying Learning Disabilities.
2: The Brain and Learning Disabilities.
3: Learning Disabilities Defined.
4: Causes of Learning Disabilities.
5: Signs and Symptoms of Learning Disabilities.
6: Diagnosing Learning Disabilities.
7: Types of Learning Disabilities.
8: Auditory Processing Disorder.
9: Dyscalculia.
10: Dysgraphia.
11: Dyslexia.
12: Gifted but Learning Disabled.
13: Nonverbal Learning Disability.
14: Speech, Language, and Communication Disorders.
15: Visual Processing Disorders.
16: Other Disorders That Make Learning Difficult.
17: Aphasia.
18: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
19: Cerebral Palsy.
20: Chromosomal Disorders.
21: Emotional Disturbance.
22: Epilepsy.
23: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
24: Gerstmann Syndrome.
25: Hearing Disabilities.
26: Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
27: Specific Language Impairment.
28: Tourette Syndrome.
29: Traumatic Brain Injury.
30: Visual Impairment.
31: Learning Disabilities and the Educational Process.
32: Early Intervention Strategies.
33: Understanding Your Child's Right to Special Education Services.
34: Understanding the Special Education Process: An Overview.
35: Individualized Education Programs.
36: Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities.
37: Specialized Teaching Techniques.
38: Coping with School-Related Challenges.
39: Alternative Educational Options.
40: Transition to High School.
41: Transition to College.
42: Living with Learning Disabilities.
43: Coping with a Learning Disability.
44: Tips for Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability.
45: Family and Relationship Issues.
46: Educating Others about Your Child with a Learning Disability.
47: Bullying and Learning Disabilities: What Parents Need to Know.
48: Social Skills: A Difficult Area for Many with Learning Disabilities.
49: Self-Esteem Issues and Children with Learning Disabilities.
50: Coping Skills for Teens and Young Adults with Learning Disabilities.
51: After High School: Learning Disabilities and the Law.
52: Preparing for Adulthood: Tips for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities.
53: Employment Issues for People with Learning Disabilities.
54: Coaching: A Supportive Tool for Adults with Learning Disabilities.
55: Special Needs Trusts.
56: Additional Help and Information.
57: Glossary of Terms Related to Learning Disabilities.
58: Directory of Resources Related to Learning Disabilities.
59: Sources of College Funding for Students with Disabilities.