The ABCs of Learning Disabilities

Hardcover | February 29, 2008

byBernice WongEditorLorraine Graham, Maureen Hoskyn

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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. Written with an evenness of tone, breadth, and depth, the conveys an engaging style meant to encourage the beginning student to identify the big picture and to be interested in conceptual issues as well as research findings. * Undergraduate level text* 90% new material* Concise introduction to field* Covers current concepts like removing the IQ-performance discrepancy formula in diagnosing learning disabilities * New chapter on self-regulation and learning disabilities* Whole school approach to social skills intervention

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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 ...

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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 i...

Bernice Wong is Professor Emeritus at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia. Prior to retirement, her passion had been writing intervention research with students with and without learning disabilities. In retirement, her love for writing has transformed from academic writing to short stories about interesting events in he...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:February 29, 2008Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123725534

ISBN - 13:9780123725530

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"The book is an excellent potential text for any undergraduate or beginning graduate class on learning disabilities."
--Contemporary Psychology