Teen Health Series: Learning Disabilities Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780818156
  • ISBN-13: 9780780818156
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Comprehensive information about learning disabilities and their common signs, causes, and diagnostic procedures. Gives coping tips and facts for teens with learning disabilities. Includes a directory of information, advocacy, and support organizations; and an index.

Table of Contents

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