Learning Disabilities-- A To Z

Learning Disabilities-- A To Z

A Parent's Complete Guide To Learning Disabilities From Preschool To Adulthood

Book - 1999
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"This book is about helping youngsters with learning disabilities hold onto their dreams. It is also about helping their mothers and fathers negotiate the maze of challenges that so often leaves parents and students alike feeling overwhelmed and helpless."Writing with warmth and compassion Corinne Smith and Lisa Strick explain the causes, identification, and treatment of learning disabilities and present a wealth of practical strategies for helping youngsters become successful both in and out of the classroom:* Recognizing a learning problem that won't be "outgrown"* Designing an effective educational program that targets a student's strengths (not one that focuses only on weaknesses)* Negotiating effectively for what your child needs at school* Avoiding dead-end practices that rob students of motivation and self-esteem* Managing problem behaviors at home* Planning ahead for college and careerEnriched throughout with personal stories, case histories, and tips from parents who have "been there,"Learning Disabilities: A to Zis an easy-to-use, up-to-the-minute resource for parents and professionals who work with children and adolescents.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999, c1997
Edition: 1st Fireside ed
ISBN: 9780684844688
Branch Call Number: 371.926
Characteristics: viii, 407 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Strick, Lisa W.


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