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Learning about learning disabilities
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0127625321, Hardcover)In 1991, Academic Press published Bernice Wong's Learning About Learning Disabilities to great success. The Second Edition will keep up the momentum on this popular title, and bring the chapters up-to-date inthis fast moving field. This is the first text to give equal attention to the intellectual, conceptual, and practical aspects of learning disabilities. Topical coverage is both comprehensive and thorough, and the information presented is up-to-date. Nineteen chapters cover all aspects of learning disabilities, including assessment, attention disorders, memory, language, vision, socialization, reading, writing, and math. The book also offers chapters on learning disabilities in adolescents and adults.
* Provides a balanced focus on both the conceptual and practical aspects of learning disabilities (LD)
* Research coverage more comprehensive and of greater depth than any other LD textbook
* The work is distinctive in its treatment of such important areas as consultation skills and service delivery
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Bernice Wong's Learning about Learning Disabilities was the first text to give equal attention to the intellectual, conceptual, and practical aspects of learning disabilities. Chapters summarizing research on learning disabilities include coverage of ADHD, memory, language processing, social competence, self-regulation, and brain structures as they apply to learning disabilities. Chapters focusing on instructional aspects of learning disabilities include coverage of teaching literacy, reading comprehension, writing, and mathematics.
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