A comprehensive and practical guide to support teachers of learning-disabled students, this completely updated resource provides new and proven ideas and ready-to-use materials to help students with learning differences reach their full potential. It reflects the latest special education laws (IDEA) and the Response-to-Intervention (RTI) approach.
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The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook The third edition of this classic resource is a comprehensive source of information, strategies, and activities for working with learning disabled students. The book offers special educators, classroom teachers, and parents a wealth of new and proven suggestions and ready-to-use materials for helping LD students of all ages learn and perform at their fullest potential. Harwell and Jackson provide clear explanations of the latest research on learning disabilities as well as a wealth of practical strategies for classroom management, lesson plans, and assessment. This authoritative, up-to-date reference includes: An overview of learning disabilities, written in easily accessible terms Diagnostic tools and remediation techniques forall types of learning disabilities Specific interventions for specific problems Strategies for building LD students' academic skills in all basic content areas Ways to increase motivation, participation, andself-esteem in even the most reluctant learner Solutions to common problems that may co-exist with LD, like poor social skills and attention deficits Classroom management strategies proven to work with LD students Tips for working successfully with parents