Learning Disabilities Sourcebook, 6th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817044
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817043
  • DDC: 371.90973
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides basic consumer health information about the signs, symptoms, and diagnosis of various learning disabilities and other conditions that impact learning, along with facts about early intervention and the special education process, advice for coping at home and school, and handling the transition to adulthood. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.<\P>

Table of Contents

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