Summary: The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook gives readers a wealth of new and proven suggestions and ready-to-use materials for helping students of all ages overcome learning disabilities, including dozens of reproducible worksheets. Written by a master teacher with over 30 years of experience in both general education and special education, the book covers virtually every aspect of working with students with learning disabilities, from causes and assessment to classroom management a ...show morend lesson planning. Equally useful for special educators or general education teachers, the book includes everything readers will need to ensure all students learn to their fullest potential. Topics covered include: An overview of learning disabilities Tools to diagnose and assess all types of learning disabilities, from mild to severe Tips for teaching at-risk students Classroom management strategies Solutions to specific problems (including attention and memory deficits, dyslexia, poor social skills, low self-esteem, and other common classroom problems related to learning disabilities) Guidelines for interventions in specific academic areas Advice for working with learning-disabled adolescents and adults Tips for successful collaboration with parents CONTENTS Ch. 1: An Overview of the Field of Learning Disabilities Ch. 2: Research in the Field of Learning Disabilities Ch. 3: Understanding the Laws Ch. 4: Early Childhood Education for At-Risk Students Ch. 5: The Student Study Team (SST) Process Ch. 6: Formal Assessment and Identification of the Student with Learning Disabilities Ch. 7: Identification and Planning for the Student with Learning Disabilities Ch. 8: Classroom Management for Teachers Ch. 9: Academic Management Considerations Ch. 10: Interventions for Specific Problems Ch. 11: Reading and the Student with Learning Disabilities Ch. 12: Writing, Spelling, and Speaking Ch. 13: Teaching Mathematically Challenged Students Ch. 14: Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities Ch. 15: The Role of the Family ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 08
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