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Author Harwell, Joan M
Title The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook : Ready-To-Use Strategies and Activities for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2008
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Edition 3rd ed
Descript 1 online resource (410 pages)
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Note Intro -- The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activities for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilitces -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors -- About This Book -- Chapter 1: An Overview of the Field of Learning Disabilities -- History of Learning Disabilities -- Causal Factors -- Incidence -- Primary Characteristics of Learning Disabilities -- Comorbid or Co-occurring Conditions -- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -- Conduct Disorder -- Tourette Syndrome -- Prognosis -- Programs and Settings for the Learning Disabled -- Facts About Learning Disabilities -- Summary -- List of Major Organizations for the Learning Disabled -- Periodicals on Learning Disabilities -- Chapter 2: Research in the Field of Learning Disabilities -- Overview of the Brain, Biology, and Behavior -- Brain Injury -- Structural Brain Differences -- Biochemical Influences -- Research on Memory -- Research on Metacognition -- Research on Phonological Processing Problems -- Research on Maturation and Retention -- Research on Communication Problems -- Research on Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Self-Efficacy -- Research on Teachers' Perceptions -- Research on Social Competence and Social Skills Training -- Summary -- Chapter 3: Understanding the Laws -- Parental Rights -- Parents as Advocates -- Student Rights -- Teacher Rights and Obligations -- Behavioral Goals and Behavioral Improvement Plans -- Student and Parental Rights Regarding Suspension or Expulsion -- Summary -- Chapter 4: Early Childhood Education for At-Risk Students -- Special Education Services from Birth Through Age Two -- Special Education Services for Children Ages Three Through Five -- Assessment of Young Children -- The Components of an Effective Early Childhood Education Program -- Maturation and "Readiness" for Kindergarten -- Summary
Chapter 5: The Student Study Team Process -- The Case for Early Intervention -- Recognizing the Need -- Talking with Parents -- Parent and Student Preparation for the Student Study Team (SST) -- Predictable Parental Feelings and Reactions -- Initiating a Request for a Student Study Meeting -- The Student Study Team Process -- The Roles of the SST Members -- Digital Classroom Accommodations -- Sensory Accommodations -- Chapter 6: Formal Assessment and Identification of the Student with Learning Disabilities -- The Multidisciplinary Team Process -- Roles of the Members of the Multidisciplinary Team -- Guidelines for Assessment -- Intellectual Assessment -- Intelligence Quotient (IQ) -- Visual Perception -- Auditory Perception -- Memory -- Academic Assessment -- Commonly Used Tests -- Classroom and Playground Observations -- Time-on-Task Assessment -- Language Assessment -- Health Assessment -- Behavioral Assessment -- Summary -- Chapter 7: Planning for the Student with Learning Disabilities -- Eligibility Issues -- The Discrepancy Model -- Exclusionary Criteria -- Assessment Scores and Their Implication for Learning -- Eligible or Not Eligible? Developing the Individual Education Plan (IEP) -- Choosing the Appropriate Educational Setting ("Least Restrictive Environment") -- Determining the Number of Hours -- Writing Appropriate, Measurable Objectives -- The Purpose of Goals -- Dissenting Opinions -- Reviews of the IEP -- The Annual Review -- The Triennial Review -- Special Reviews -- Due Process -- Chapter 8: Classroom Management for Teachers -- Creating an Attractive and Useful Classroom -- Planning the First Week's Activities -- Behavioral Management Considerations -- Positive Reinforcement -- Rules -- Settling Students After a Recess -- Projecting a Positive Feeling -- Finding Better Ways to Talk to Students -- Preventing Misbehavior
Keep the Environment Consistent and Structured -- Help Students Succeed -- Use Rewards, Contracts, Tokens, and Reinforcers -- Rewards -- Contracts -- Lotteries -- Token Economies -- Handling Misbehavior -- "Ball in Your Court" Technique -- Timeout -- Crisis Management -- Four Types of Challenging Students -- Record Keeping -- Using the Classroom Aide Effectively -- Twenty Tips for Successful Classroom Management -- Sample Approaches to Handling Inappropriate Behaviors -- Summary -- Chapter 9: Academic Management Considerations -- Curriculum, Setting, and Students' Needs -- Getting to Know Your Students' Academic Needs Quickly Through Informal Testing -- Goal Setting and Effective Lesson Design -- Planning the School Day -- Planning for Flexibility -- Scheduling and Pacing -- Using a Variety of Activities -- Grouping Students -- Allowing Students Some Choice in Assignments and Rewards -- Transforming Passive Students into Participatory Students -- Overcoming Failure Syndrome -- Planning Cooperative Learning Tasks -- Suggestions for Maximizing Educational Results -- Improving Lesson Results Through Feedback -- Improving Learning Through Specific Teaching Techniques -- Tests That Teach -- Story Mapping, Advanced Organizers, and Webs -- Mnemonics -- Use of Higher-Level Thinking Activities -- Issues of Grading and Evaluation -- Tips for Academic Management -- Chapter 10: Interventions for Specific Problems -- Visual Perceptual Deficits -- Auditory Processing Deficits -- Spatial Awareness Deficits -- Conceptual Deficits -- Memory Deficits -- Students with Poor Work Habits -- Interventions for Other Common LD Classroom Problems -- Students with Poor Social Relationships or Behaviors -- Students with Dyslexia -- Sample History Assignment -- Students with ADD or ADHD -- Medical Treatment of ADD and ADHD
Behavioral Considerations for Students with ADD or ADHD -- Tips for Classroom Teachers -- Chapter 11: Reading and the Student with Learning Disabilities -- Who Will Have Trouble Learning to Read? -- Elements of a Balanced Literacy Program -- Phonemic Awareness -- Sample Phonemic Awareness Lesson 1: Kindergarten-Grade 1 -- Sample Phonemic Awareness Lesson 2: Kindergarten-Grade 1 -- Sample Phonemic Awareness Lesson 3: Grades 1-2 (Instructional Level) -- Sample Phonemic Awareness Lesson 4: Any Grade to High School -- A Step-by-Step Guide for Teaching Reading to Students with Learning Disabilities -- Letter Recognition and Sound Knowledge -- Working with the Nonreader -- Working with the Emergent Reader -- Materials for Beginning and Emergent Readers -- Working with the Guided Reader -- 21 Tips for Teaching Reading -- Chapter 12: Writing, Spelling, and Speaking -- Printing -- Teaching the Mechanics of Writing -- Sample Interactive Writing Lesson (Instructional Level 1.3) -- Sample Writing Lesson (Instructional Level 2.5) -- Spelling for Young Students with Learning Disabilities -- Materials -- Methods -- Speaking Activities for Young Students with Learning Disabilities -- Handwriting Skills for Older Students with Learning Disabilities -- The Mechanics of Writing for Older Students with Learning Disabilities -- Letter Writing -- E-mails and Digital Communication -- Report Writing -- Journal Writing -- Spelling Activities for Older Students with Learning Disabilities -- Speaking Opportunities for Older Students with Learning Disabilities -- Sample Lesson: Recognizing Nouns -- Sample Lesson: Recognizing Verbs -- Writing Activities -- My Accident -- Title of My Story -- Chapter 13: Teaching Mathematically Challenged Students -- Diagnosing a Student's Difficulties -- Teaching Techniques -- Levels of Understanding: Concrete, Representational, and Abstract
Incorporating Reading into the Math Curriculum -- Teaching Specific Skills -- Counting Symbols and One-to-One Correspondence -- Beginning Addition -- Counting and Understanding the Numbers 0-100 -- Recognizing and Counting Coins -- Place Value: Ones and Tens Place -- Counting by Fives -- Time-by the Hour -- Time-by Hour and Minute -- Beginning Subtraction -- Doing and Undoing: Plus and Minus -- Building Numbers -- Addition and Regrouping -- More and Less -- Simple Story Problems -- Subtraction With and Without Regrouping -- Rounding Numbers to the Nearest 10 or Nearest 100 -- Recognizing and Spelling Number Words -- Place Value-Through Thousands -- Linear Measurement -- Simple Multiplication Techniques -- Simple Division Techniques -- Doing and Undoing (Multiplication and Division) -- Liquid Measurement -- Fractions -- Estimating -- More Complex Story Problems -- More Complex Division -- Relating Fractions to Decimals -- Making Change -- Summary -- Chapter 14: Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities -- Understanding the Changing Needs of the Adolescent -- School Changes -- Physical Changes -- Efforts to Engage the Junior High Student in the Educational Process -- Departmentalization (School Within a School) -- Personal Efforts of Individual Teachers -- Curriculum for the Junior High School -- Basic Skills -- Strategies to Increase Metacognition and Learning -- The Art of Counseling Adolescent Students -- Teaching Students to Be Their Own Advocates -- Transition IEPs -- Understanding the Needs of the High School Student with Learning Disabilities -- Work-Study Program -- Continuation Schools and Independent Study Programs -- Life and Social Skills -- Understanding the Needs of the Young Adult with Learning Disabilities -- Services Available to Students Going to College -- Vocational Rehabilitation Services for the Learning Disabled
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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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Harwell, Joan M. The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook : Ready-To-Use Strategies and Activities for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2008 9780787997557
Subject Learning disabled children -- Education.;Special education -- Activity programs.;Learning disabilities -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Remedial teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Learning disabled youth -- Education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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