• Title: Learning Disabilities: Theories, Diagnosis, and Teaching Strategies
  • Author: Janet W. Lerner
  • ISBN: 9780618224050
  • Page: 462
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Learning disability Learning disability People at a Learning Disabilities Month event Specialty Psychiatry Learning disability or a learning disorder is a condition in the brain that causes difficulty and struggle to comprehend or process information and can be caused by several different factors Given the difficulty learning in a typical manner, this does not exclude the ability to learn in a different learning_theories_full_version Patsula Applying Learning Theories to Online Instructional Design By Peter J Patsula, Sookmyung Women s University, Seoul Introduction The following tutorial consists of five learning modules Each module describes a learning theory and how that learning theory can be applied to improving online teaching and training materials. Learning theory education Learning Theory describe how students absorb, process, and retain knowledge during learning.Cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences, as well as prior experience, all play a part in how understanding, or a world view, is acquired or changed and knowledge and skills retained. Learning Disabilities and Disorders HelpGuide Learning disabilities, or learning disorders, are an umbrella term for a wide variety of learning problems A learning disability is not a problem with intelligence or motivation Kids with learning disabilities aren t lazy or dumb In fact, most are just as smart as everyone else Their brains Prevention and Intervention of Writing Difficulties for LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders LD OnLine works in association with Learning Disabilities Association of Counseling Needs of Academically Talented Students with Recent research on academically talented students with learning disabilities indicates that they have specific counseling needs that often are not addressed in elementary and secondary school. Mathematics Instruction for Secondary Students with Mathematics Instruction for Secondary Students with Learning Disabilities By Eric D Jones, Rich Wilson, and Shalini Bhojwani This article will discuss techniques that have been demonstrated to be effective with secondary students who have learning disabilities in mathematics. Active Learning Theories constructivism, and Teaching A Theories of Learning Here are some introductory overviews of modern active learning theories An introduction to theories about Learning Cognition is Joyce Alexander s overview summaries of learning theories, behaviorism, cognitive information processing, meaningful reception learning, cognitive development, and constructivism. Accommodating Math Students with Learning Disabilities Accommodating Math Students with Learning Disabilities by Rochelle Kenyon There may be learning disabled students in your math class than you realize. Confronting the Puzzle of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Sue and Caitlin are examples of students with nonverbal learning disabilities, a neurological disorder in which nonverbal information such as holistic processing, visual spatial perception and reasoning, intuitive responding, and organization are impaired.

    Learning Disabilities Theories Diagnosis and Teaching Strategies The success of this text is based on three key elements First and foremost Learning Disabilities uses a varied approach to provide a comprehensive overview of this complex subject The text covers the
    The success of this text is based on three key elements First and foremost, Learning Disabilities uses a varied approach to provide a comprehensive overview of this complex subject The text covers theoretical approaches within the field, procedures for assessing and evaluating students, skills in the art of clinical teaching, and teaching methods and strategies SecondlyThe success of this text is based on three key elements First and foremost, Learning Disabilities uses a varied approach to provide a comprehensive overview of this complex subject The text covers theoretical approaches within the field, procedures for assessing and evaluating students, skills in the art of clinical teaching, and teaching methods and strategies Secondly, the text offers a balance between information on theory and teaching strategies with cases Lastly, Learning Disabilities reflects Lerner s commitment to keeping her readership fully informed of the rapid changes and advances in this field The result is comprehensive, as Learning Disabilities offers valuable strategies for teaching students to a wide range of professionals classroom teachers, special education teachers, school psychologists, administrators, language pathologists, counsellors, and related professionals Highlights of the new ninth edition include New Chapter 7, Attention Deficit Disorder, combines all ADD ADHD material into one chapter and adds new material to address the needs of an increasing number of students who are being diagnosed with attention deficit disorder New Material on Diversity in Chapters 2, 4, 6, and 11 that discuss the changing demographics of the children in our schools, and addresses the growing number of linguistically and culturally diverse students who also have learning disabilities Updated and Expanded Coverage of Inclusion in Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 9 that contains current information about responsible inclusion practices and describes how special and general education teachers can join together to make inclusion work Fully updated research, citations than 150 , and terminology throughout the text related to current topics such as phonemic awareness and early literacy, adolescent adult transition issues, collaborative teaching, IEPs, brain development, emotional intelligence, just to name a few Unique Case Study of Rita G in Chapters 3, 4, and 5 offers a detailed account of one student s experience from pre referral to placement New Web Links within the text that give the reader access to resources on the Internet.

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