Learning Disabilities Foundations, Characteristics, and Effective Teaching

ISBN-10: 0205388671

ISBN-13: 9780205388677

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

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List price: $182.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/21/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

DANIEL P. HALLAHAN is Professor of Education at the University of Virginia.

Basic Concepts
What Are Individuals with Learning Disabilities Like?
Why Is It Important to Understand Learning Disabilities?
Why Are Learning Disabilities Controversial?
How Many People Have Learning Disabilities?
Who Works with People Who Have Learning Disabilities
Can Learning Disabilities Be Overcome?
Causes of Learning Disabilities
What Causes Learning Disabilities?
How Does the Brain Function?
How Can We Infer Neurological Dysfunction?
What Factors Contribute to Neurological Dysfunction?
What Factors Should Educators Keep in Mind Regarding Causes?
Eligibilty.What Laws Govern the Delivery of Special Education?
How Is Special Education Defined?
How is Learning Disability Defined in IDEA?
What is the Traditional Eligibility Process?
What is an Alternative Eligibility Process?
What is the Individualized Education Program?
Parents and Families
How Have Professionals' Views of Parents Changed?
What Treatment Models Are Used with Families?
What Are Some Current Trends in American Family Life?
What is the Family's Role?
How Can Communication be Enhanced between the Family and Professionals?
Prevention and Intervention in Early Childhood
How Can Learning Disabilities Be Prevented?
How Are Learning Disabilities Identified in Infancy and Early Childhood?
How Is Early Childhood Intervention Provided?
What Are Some Trends in Early Childhood Education?
Transition Programming in Adolescence and Adulthood
What Are Learning Disability Outcomes Across the Life Span?
What Transition Programs and Services are Available?
How Are Students with Learning Disabilities Prepared for College?
How Can Students with Learning Disabilities Succeed in College?
How can Students with Learning Disabilities Prepare for the Work World?
How Can Employers Encourage Success for Adults with Learning Disabilities?
How Can Employees with Learning Disabilities Succeed in the Workplace?
Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems
What is the Link between Learning Disabilities and Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems?
What Are The Major Causes of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems?
How Should We Address the Characteristics of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems?
What Are The Main Educational Methods Used for Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems?
What Is The New Medical Model?
Cognition, Metacognition, and Memory in Students with Learning Disabilities
Has Self-Regulation Always Been of Interest?
How Can We Explain Learning and Memory?
What Do We Know about the Learning and Memory of Students with Learning Disabilities?
How Can Learning, Memory, and Motivation Needs Be Addressed?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
What Are The Links Between Learning Disabilities and Attention Problems?
What Are The Historical Origins of ADHD?
What is Today's Definition of ADHD?
What is the Prevalence of ADHD?
How Is ADHD Assessed?
What Are the Behavioral Characteristics of Persons with ADHD?
What Is the Role of Medication for Persons with ADHD?
Educational Approaches
What Conceptual Models Have Been Described?
Why Is it Important for Teachers to Know What Research Says About Effective Practices?
How Are Educational Approaches Different, and How Are They Similar?
Students Who Experience Difficulties with Spoken Language
What Is Communication?
Are Language Problems Common in Learning Disabilities?
How Does One Study Language?
Major Elements of Language and Their Development
Characteristics of students with Learning Disabilities in Spoken Language
How are Spoken Language Abilities Assessed?
How Can Oral Language Problems be Addressed?
Students Who Experience Difficulties with Reading
What is Reading?
What Are the Major Elements of Reading?
What Problems Do Students with Learning Disabilities Have in Reading?
How Is Reading Performance Assessed?
How Common Are Reading Problems in Learning Disabilities?
How Can Instruction Help Prevent Reading Disabilities?
How Can Instruction Help Remediate Learnin
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