Including everything from research and theories to practice and practicality, this handbook includes an overview of learning disabilities, tips for teaching at-risk students, classroom management strategies, notes on specific problems such as ADD, poor social skills, etc., guidelines for academic interventions, advice for working with learning disabled adolescents & adults, and tips on collaboration with parents. Clearly written, parents and educators will learn about the wide range of diagnoses, treatments, and research that has been done; worksheets are included for evaluation, assessment and reflection. This book was written for those teaching in public schools, and the majority of information is written from a classroom-based perspective. 388 pages, softcover.
Joan M. Harwell
has more than thirty years' experience as a classroom teacher and special educator. Harwell is the best-selling author of numerous books in the special education field.
Rebecca Williams Jackson has more than twelve years of experience working with students with learning disabilities. She works as an educational consultant and advocate for students with learning disabilities and their families.
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