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Do you read me? : learning difficulties, dyslexia and the denial of meaning
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ISBN: 0367102463 0429473869 0429898630 Year: 2015 Publisher: London, England : Karnac Books Ltd,

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A fascinating and compelling exploration of the learning process for parents, teachers, and anyone with an interest in education.Reading and writing are fundamentally about the communication of meaning. Yet, when a child has difficulty in learning to read and write, the one area that is never seen as having any relevance is the child's life experiences. The author's contention is that the concept of dyslexia is something that has been invented, rather than discovered, in order to evade the question of meaning and the understanding of the individual. This is examined as part of a culture in whi


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NLD from the inside out : talking to parents, teachers and teens about growing up with nonverbal learning disabilities
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ISBN: 1784502138 Year: 2016 Publisher: London, England ; New York, New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,


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Reading and Learning Difficulties : Approaches to teaching and assessment
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ISBN: 1429490322 Year: 2000 Publisher: Camberwell : Australian Council for Educational Research,

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Reading and Learning Difficulties is a comprehensive guide to teaching reading more effectively to a wide range of children. The book presents a variety of research-supported approaches to teaching that have been designed to make learning to read easier and more successful for all children. By examining the way readers process text and identifying the knowledge and skills needed to become a proficient reader, Peter Westwood explains why learning problems can sometimes occur and what can be done to prevent or overcome these difficulties.


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Helping children with nonverbal learning disabilities to flourish : a guide for parents and professionals
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ISBN: 128110535X 9786611105358 1846426197 1435602994 Year: 2007 Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,

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Marilyn Martin's book Helping Children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities to Flourish is an exciting and essential new addition to the literature. &hellip; Martin shines in her ability to match interventions to a broad range of problems and examples abound in every chapter. Clear, concise, and detailed explanations are given so that the interventions can be applied skillfully. &hellip; Each intervention is presented in a terrifically useful and usable format that includes the problem, strengths available, proposed solution, how the solution can be generalized, the goal of the intervention, a


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Understanding nonverbal learning disabilities : a common-sense guide for parents and professionals
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ISBN: 1281143324 9786611143329 184642674X Year: 2007 Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,

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This easy-to-read guide offers a complete overview of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present. Maggie Mamen enables readers to select the most relevant strategies for coping with and managing their particular symptoms. She provides a wealth of practical advice on key skills such as developing written and verbal communication, understanding social clues, managing behaviour, self-regulation and improving organization. She also covers relevant teaching methods for the classroom. This practical and accessible introduction is an essential guide for those families and professionals working with children and adults with NLDs. - Publisher.


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Helping children with autism learn : treatment approaches for parents and professionals
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ISBN: 1280480947 0198031599 0195184726 Year: 2003 Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press,

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A practical guide to treating the learning disabilities associated with autism. Siegel explains how to take an inventory of a child's particular disabilities, breaks down the various kinds unique to autism, discusses knowledge about each, and reviews the existing strategies for treating them.


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Teaching and Learning Difficulties : Cross-curricular perspectives
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ISBN: 1429490330 Year: 2006 Publisher: Camberwell : Australian Council for Educational Research,

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Using a cross-curricular perspective, this text explores a number of teacher-directed and student-centred instructional approaches for classroom use. Strengths and weaknesses in each approach are highlighted, and specifi c aspects of any approach that may cause or exacerbate learning diffi culties are identifi ed and discussed. In addition to basic academic skills of literacy and numeracy, the writer has extended his discussion of effective teaching methods into the subject domains of science, social studies, history, geography and environmental education. Attention is also given to cla


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Nonverbal learning disabilities at home : a parent's guide
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ISBN: 1846422701 0585488347 Year: 2001 Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Pub.,

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This book explores the problems children with NLD may face, and provides strategies for parents to help them cope and grow, from preschool age through their challenging adolescent years. The author provides solutions to the everyday challenges of the disorder, from early warning signs and self-care issues to social skills and personal safety.


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Learning disabilities : practice concerns and students with LD
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ISSN: 02704013 ISBN: 1781904286 1283959321 Year: 2013 Volume: v. 25 Publisher: Bingley [England] : Emerald Group Pub.,

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This volume addresses the most current perspectives and issues related to learning disabilities and is written by leaders in the field of learning disabilities. The layout of the book and ordering of chapters will allow readers to follow learning disabilities in a very logical and thoughtful process from legal issues, identification, and assessment, to effective practices and response to intervention finally ending with practical issues of inclusion, working with families, and teacher preparation. Chapters can be read in order or independently which will allow readers considerable versatility.


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Numeracy and Learning Difficulties : Approaches to teaching and assessment
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ISBN: 1429486198 Year: 2000 Publisher: Camberwell : Australian Council for Educational Research,

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Until fairly recent times the term 'numeracy' was usually taken simply to mean adequate competence in applying the basic skills of arithmetic necessary for coping with everyday situations. More recently, although retaining the same 'everyday functional use' connotation, the concept of numeracy has been expanded considerably. Numeracy isn't just possessing some mechanical facility with numbers: it also embraces the notion of being able to communicate effectively with others through the basic language of mathematics, to interpret everyday quantitative information, and to have a repertoire

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