Learning about Learning Disabilities

Written By Bernice Y. L. Wong
Learning about Learning Disabilities
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 May 2021
  • ISBN : 0123884098
  • Pages : 447 pages
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Download or read book entitled Learning about Learning Disabilities by author: Bernice Y. L. Wong which was release on 13 May 2021 and published by Academic Press with total page 447 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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. The Third Edition of this popular title presents 80% new material, keeping the chapters up to date in this fast-moving field. With new contributors, and seven new chapters, coverage is both comprehensive and thorough, with three sections encompassing the research aspects of learning disabilities, the instructional aspects of learning disabilities, and the issues germane to different age ranges of the learning disabled: children, adolescents, and adults. 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. Readers will find Learning About Learning Disabilities, Third edition suitable for use as a reference source for researchers or a graduate level text. Reviews from previous editions: "An undergraduate text that strikes a careful balance between the intellectual (psychological) and practical aspects of learning disabilities." —BOOK NEWS, INC. "This text provides a balanced focus on both the conceptual and practical aspects of learning disabilities. Its research coverage is more comprehensive and of greater depth than any other LD textbook, and it is distinctive in its treatment of such important areas as consultation skills and service delivery." —CHILD ASSESSMENT NEWS "Learning About Learning Disabilities provides a broad overview of some important issues in relation to the education and development of pupils with learning disabilities... Wong has succeeded in providing detailed descriptions and comments within a book which covers a broad range of topics. Without exception the chapters are clearly written and accessible, and many provide the reader with challenging ideas and practical suggestions." —BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPECIAL EDUCATION * Provides a balanced focus on both the conceptual and the practical aspects of learning disabilities. * Research coverage more comprehensive and of greater depth than any other textbook about learning disabilities * The work is distinctive in its treatment of such important areas as consultation skills and service delivery

Learning about Learning Disabilities

Learning about Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Bernice Y. L. Wong,Deborah Butler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : 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. The Third Edition of this popular title presents 80% new material, keeping the chapters up to date in this fast-moving field. With new contributors, and seven new ...

Learning About Learning Disabilities

Learning About Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Po-Zen Wong,Bernice Wong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-05-19
  • Total pages : 540
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : This is the first textbook 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. Provides a balanced focus on both the conceptual and practical aspects of learning disabilities (LD)**The research covered ...

Handbook of Learning Disabilities Second Edition

Handbook of Learning Disabilities  Second Edition
  • Author : H. Lee Swanson,Karen R. Harris,Steve Graham
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-08-13
  • Total pages : 716
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : "This comprehensive handbook reviews the major theoretical, methodological, and instructional advances that have occurred in the field of learning disabilities. With contributions from leading researchers, the volume synthesizes a vast body of knowledge on the nature of learning disabilities, their relationship to basic psychological and brain processes, and how students ...

What Teachers Need to Know about Learning Difficulties

What Teachers Need to Know about Learning Difficulties
  • Author : Peter Westwood
  • Publisher : Aust Council for Ed Research
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 105
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : Presents an overview of the education of learning disabled children, covering such topics as early identification and intervention, socal and behavioral issues, teaching strategies, and accommodation and support of students....

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Bob Gates
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 727
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is the authoritative textbook for students of learning disabilities covering a wide variety of topics. It is relevant not only for nursing courses, but also for care workers, OTs, and other professional and non-professional carers. ...

The ABCs of Learning Disabilities

The ABCs of Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Bernice Wong,Lorraine Graham,Maureen Hoskyn,Jeanette Berman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-13
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : The ABCs of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition, discusses major research findings on learning disabilities in children, adolescents and adults in language, memory, social skills, self-regulation, reading, mathematics, and writing, with an additional chapter on assessment. This concise primer is intended for use as an undergraduate introductory text to the field. ...

Learning Disabilities Second Edition

Learning Disabilities  Second Edition
  • Author : Jack M. Fletcher,G. Reid Lyon,Lynn S. Fuchs,Marcia A. Barnes
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-10-29
  • Total pages : 418
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : Reviewing the state of the science of learning disabilities (LD) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative text has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material. Foremost LD experts identify effective principles of assessment and instruction within the framework of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS). With a ...

The Nature of Learning Disabilities

The Nature of Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Kenneth A. Kavale,Steven R. Forness
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : The category of learning disabilities continues to be among the most contentious in special education. Much of the debate and dissent emanates from a lack of understanding about its basic nature. The failure to evolve a comprehensive and unified perspective about the nature of learning disabilities has resulted in the ...

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Jeffrey P. Bakken,Festus E. Obiakor,Anthony F. Rotatori
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-01-25
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : Addresses various perspectives and issues related to learning disabilities. This book includes chapters: Inclusion and Students with Learning Disabilities; Reading Instruction and Students with Learning Disabilities; Written Instruction and Students with Learning Disabilities; and Mathematics Instruction and Students with Learning Disabilities....

Children with Learning Disabilities Act of 1969

Children with Learning Disabilities Act of 1969
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. General Subcommittee on Education
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : Read online Children with Learning Disabilities Act of 1969 written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. General Subcommittee on Education, published by which was released on 1969. Download full Children with Learning Disabilities Act of 1969 Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

A Human Development View of Learning Disabilities

A Human Development View of Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Corrine E. Kass,Cleborne D. Maddux
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : This book presents a human development model for understanding and treating age-related deficits that seem to be characteristic of individuals with learning disabilities. It is the culmination of years of clinical experience, qualitative research, and scholarship in the search for a framework that would be useful for the treatment of ...

Learning and Learning Difficulties

Learning and Learning Difficulties
  • Author : Peter Westwood
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-05-24
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : This book supports inclusive practice by examining learning difficulties within the context of how humans learn and how teaching can create or prevent problems. It includes: a detailed look at different perspectives on human learning practical teaching approaches grounded in sound theory information on moderate to sever difficulties in literacy ...

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities
  • Author : Soren V. Randall
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 243
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : A learning disability (LD) is a neurological disorder that affects the brain's ability to receive, process, store and respond to information. The term learning disability is used to describe the seeming unexplained difficulty a person of at least average intelligence has in acquiring basic academic skills. These skills are essential ...

Specific Learning Disabilities and Difficulties in Children and Adolescents

Specific Learning Disabilities and Difficulties in Children and Adolescents
  • Author : Alan S. Kaufman,Nadeen L. Kaufman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-07-30
  • Total pages : 467
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : In this book, an expert international team looks at all the recently available methods for measuring intelligence in young people....

A Parent s Guide to Learning Difficulties

A Parent s Guide to Learning Difficulties
  • Author : Peter Westwood
  • Publisher : Aust Council for Ed Research
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 120
  • ISBN : 0123884098
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Summary : A Parent's Guide to Learning Difficulties provides parents with a clear explanation of the many causes of children's problems in learning. The book contains jargon-free and practical advice for helping children with reading, writing, and mathematics. It also explains how previously proven and effective methods can be implemented in home-tutoring ...