Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification – 2nd Edition

ISBN13 : 9781119313861

Author(s) : Vincent C. Alfonso and Dawn P. Flanagan

Publisher : Wiley, 2018

SKU : 5533BK

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Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification – Second Edition provides accessible, authoritative guidance on specific learning disability (SLD), with the most up-to-date information on assessment, identification, interventions, and more. Contributions by leading experts examine multiple theoretical orientations and various identification approaches for dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and other common SLDs.

Early SLD identification and the right kind of help can raise the trajectory of a child's life. This book provides in-depth information to facilitate accurate identification and appropriate intervention to help you help the children in your care.

  • Understand how SLD manifests in academic performance
  • Learn theory- and research-based approaches to SLD identification
  • Examine the latest information about new aspects of SLD determination
  • Utilize appropriate and effective intervention strategies for student support

This new second edition has been updated to align with the most current understanding of SLD manifestations, diagnostic assessment, and evidence-based interventions, and includes new material covering nonverbal learning disability, speech-language impairment, general learning difficulties, and differentially diagnosing SLD from other conditions.

If a child's learning disability is caught early, and the correct type of support is provided, that child gets the chance to develop the skills that lead to achievement in school and beyond. As a high-incidence disorder, SLD affects 10-15 percent of the general population, making successful identification an essential skill for those who work with children. Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification provides authoritative guidance and practical methods that can help you start changing children's lives today.

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Vincent C. Alfonso and Dawn P. Flanagan