Introduction to Learning Disabilities
Allyn and Bacon, 1999 - Education - 515 pages
The prevalence of learning disabilities has provoked both the growth of research into the field and the development of educational interventions to assist those with learning disabilities. This book's aim is to present the current state of this research and intervention ideas and programs. It includes updated material on the 1997 re-authorization of IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and expanded coverage of ADHD and its relationship to learning disabilities. This book presents the latest information on the characteristics of persons with learning disabilities, the causes of their problems, and educational interventions to help them succeed in school and at work. The book is research-based, user-friendly, and practical. Teachers and educational administrators.
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THE FIELD OF LEARNING DISABILITIES
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING FOR STUDENTS
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