Students with Learning Disabilities
For courses in Learning Disabilities. The new edition of this popular text offers comprehensive coverage of all of the varying theories and practices in the field--educational, medical, and psychological--incorporating assessment, definition, characteristics, and strategies. A balanced treatment about the characteristics, definitions, causes, and controversies of learning disabilities, each researched-based topic is clearly designed to support both diagnosis and intervention. Throughout the text, best practices have been identified through thorough research and practical examples.
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j Part One Foundations of Learning Disabilities
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