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Learning Disabilities : What Are They? : Helping Teachers and Parents to Understand the Characteristics :  What Are They? : Helping Teachers and Parents to Understand the Characteristics - Robert Evert Cimera

Learning Disabilities : What Are They? : Helping Teachers and Parents to Understand the Characteristics

What Are They? : Helping Teachers and Parents to Understand the Characteristics

Paperback Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9781578866397
Number Of Pages: 204

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This book examines issues related to teaching and raising a child with a learning disability. It begins by exploring what learning disabilities are, how they are diagnosed, and the characteristics that individuals with learning disabilities typically have. Numerous teaching strategies and helpful resources are included.

This book is informative, insightful, thoughtful, and timely! Drawing from his own personal experiences as a successful adult with a learning disability makes this book extraordinarily invaluable. A first-rate primer for parents and professionals! Well-written with practical and concise suggestions parents and professionals can use to help the child with learning disabilities succeed. This book should be in the hands of every parent who has a child with a learning disability!--Teresa Allissa Citro, executive director, Learning Disabilities Worldwide, Inc., www.ldworldwide.org

Prefacep. V
What Are Learning Disabilities?p. 1
What Causes Learning Disabilities?p. 17
How Are Learning Disabilities Diagnosed?p. 33
Common Characteristics of Children With Learning Disabilitiesp. 63
Dyslexia: Learning Disabilities of Readingp. 77
Dysgraphia: Learning Disabilities of Writingp. 93
Dyscalculia: Learning Disabilities of Mathematicsp. 105
Dysnomia: Learning Disabilities of Expressive Languagep. 119
Dysphasia: Learning Disabilities in Receptive Languagep. 127
General Issues to Consider When Working With Children With Learning Disabilitiesp. 135
The Rights of Parents of Children in Special Educationp. 145
Learning Disabilities and Adulthoodp. 171
Resourcesp. 193
Referencesp. 203
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ISBN: 9781578866397
ISBN-10: 1578866391
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: August 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.68 x 16.1  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.33