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By Bernice Wong, Deborah L. Butler

Learning approximately studying Disabilities, 4e maintains to provide equal cognizance to the highbrow, conceptual, and sensible points of studying disabilities. The Fourth Edition of this well known name offers eighty% new fabric, retaining the chapters modern during this fast-moving box. With new participants, and eleven new chapters, insurance is either entire and thorough, encompassing the type and id of studying disabilities, studying disabilities in examining, writing, math, and social reports, interventions, and the problems germane to varied age levels of the educational disabled: teenagers, teens, and adults. Readers will locate Learning approximately studying Disabilities, Fourth Edition appropriate to be used as a reference resource for researchers or as a graduate point text.

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"This textual content presents a balanced concentrate on either the conceptual and sensible facets of studying disabilities. Its study insurance is extra entire and of better intensity than the other LD textbook, and it truly is unique in its therapy of such vital parts as session talents and repair delivery." -CHILD evaluation information "... offers a wide evaluate of a few vital matters when it comes to the schooling and improvement of students with studying disabilities... Wong has succeeded in offering distinctive descriptions and reviews inside a e-book which covers a vast diversity of themes. with no exception the chapters are sincerely written and available, and lots of give you the reader with difficult principles and functional suggestions." -BRITISH magazine OF unique EDUCATION

  • Learning Disabilities ensue in 20% of the inhabitants. 3 million youngsters within the US have a studying incapacity and obtain designated schooling in class.
  • 30% of youngsters with studying disabilities drop out of highschool, and forty eight% of these with studying disabilities are out of the group or unemployed.
  • Discusses forms of studying disabilities together with issues of consciousness, reminiscence, language, math, studying, and writing
  • Encompasses the effect of LD on studying in addition to social competence and self-regulation
  • Provides learn summaries on optimal how one can train youngsters with LD
  • Encompasses a lifespan point of view on LD, discussing the effect on youngsters, children, and adults

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Markon, K. , & Miller, C. (2011). The reliability and validity of discrete and continuous measures of psychopathology: A quantitative review. Psychological Bulletin, 37(5), 856–879. Morgan, W. P. (1896). A case of congenital word blindness. British Medical Journal, ii, 1378. Morris, R. (1988). Classification of learning disabilities: Old problems and new approaches. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 789–794. , et al. (2012). Multiple-component remediation for developmental reading disabilities: IQ, socioeconomic status, and race as factors in remedial outcome.

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