Learning Disabilities A Practical Approach to Foundations, Assessment, Diagnosis, and Teaching
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/7/2005
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Roger Pierangelo is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University. He has been an administrator of special education programs and served for eighteen years as a permanent member of Committees on Special Education. Pierangelo earned his PhD from Yeshiva University and Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology.
|Foundational Issues In Learning Disabilities|
|Introduction to Learning Disabilities|
|Definition of Learning Disabilities|
|Key Facts About Learning Disabilities|
|History of the Field|
|ldquo;Discrepancyrdquo; in Diagnosing a Learning Disability|
|Prevalence of Learning Disabilities|
|Growth in the Identification Learning Disabilities|
|Warning Signs of a Learning Disability|
|Schools and Learning Disabilities|
|Did You Know?-Myth Versus Reality About Learning Disabilities|
|Causes of Learning Disabilities|
|Errors in Fetal Brain Development|
|Biochemical Imbalance and Abnormalities|
|Complications During Pregnancy: Premature Birth, Low Birth Weight, or Birth Trauma|
|Prenatal Exposure to Drugs, Alcohol, Nicotine|
|Toxins in the child's environment|
|Treatment for cancer or leukemia|
|Severe head injuries|
|The Relationship Between Poor Instruction and Learning Disabilities|
|The Relationship Between Low Socio-Economic Status and Learning Disabilities|
|Characteristics of Children with Learning Disabilities|
|Overview of Academic Concerns|
|Word Recognition Skills|
|Types of Dyslexia|
|Analysis and Interpretation of Math Skills|
|Types of Dyscalculia|