Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Identification, and Teaching Strategies, Fifth Edition

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9780205388561: Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Identification, and Teaching Strategies, Fifth Edition

A practical guide offers classroom-tested instructional strategies that help students with learning disabilities succeed.

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The best classroom practices.
The latest research.
The issues for debate.

Learning Disabilities makes the connection between the characteristics of students with learning disabilities and the classroom tested instructional strategies that work in class. With up-to-date content, this practical guide offers insight into practical educational concerns from a teacher's perspective, while covering the relevant scholarship to best prepare your students for working with these students.

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  • NEW! Recommendations from the Commission for Excellence in Special Education are included, preparing your students for the transformation of the field of LD.
  • NEW! Focus on the latest in brain compatible research and instructional practices.
  • NEW! Contains research-based reading strategies, as emphasized in the No Child Left Behind Legislation!
  • NEW! Emphasis on multiple intelligences instructional options for students with learning disabilities.
  • Teaching Tips sections in every chapter reveal practical strategies on how to teach students with learning disabilities.
  • Uses actual assessment and referral reports to present the characteristics of students with disabilities (Ch. 5 & Appendix).
  • Provides practical guidelines for identification of the particular components that college-bound students with learning disabilities and their parents should look for in selection of an appropriate college program (Ch. 13).

“...elements of the text ...are EXTREMELY beneficial to the university students as learning tools.”
Dr. Coleen E. Klein, University of Central Florida

“(Learning Disabilities) provides learners with sufficient opportunities to interact with the text and apply their learning...The questions and activities at the end of each chapter encourage students to reflect upon or think critically about the context.”
Daqi Lee, State University of New York at Oneonta

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