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Practical Parenting and Learning Disabilities: A Simple Guide for Teachers and Parents

by Susan Maynard

This guide is broken into two parts: the first helps parents establish limits and guidelines for what their children are and are not allowed to do; the second helps to identify learning styles and learning disabilities...


Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties

by Rollanda E. O'Connor

This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters...


Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It

by Regalena Melrose

Here is a timely response to the research findings of the last decade. It focuses on the need to understand just how prevalent trauma is in the lives of our students, how it impacts the brain, subsequent learning,...


Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child's Learning Problems

by Jane M. Healy

"My child is having trouble in school.

What should I do?"

When parents are told that their child is having difficulty in school, they often don’t know where to turn for reliable information and advice. They...


Learning Outside The Lines

by David Cole, Jonathan Mooney & Edward M. Hallowell

Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's

Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to

measure and standardize intelligence....


Handbook of Language and Literacy, Second Edition: Development and Disorders

by C. Addison Stone, Elaine R. Silliman, Barbara J. Ehren & Geraldine P. Wallach

An acclaimed reference that fills a significant gap in the literature, this volume examines the linkages between spoken and written language development, both typical and atypical. Leading authorities address...


Making ADHD a Gift: Teaching Superman How to Fly

by Robert Evert Cimera

Explains, in everyday language, what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is, how it is diagnosed, and how this condition affects people throughout their lifetime. It outlines methods of developing...


Can I tell you about Dyslexia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Alan M. Hultquist & Bill Tulp

Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective, helping them to understand how dyslexia affects her daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for her, and how she can be helped....


First Words: A Parent's Step-by-Step Guide to Helping a Child with Speech and Language Delays

by Barbara Levine Offenbacher

First Words: A Parent's Step-by-Step Guide to Helping a Child with Speech and Language Delays gives parents the information they need to allow them to stimulate their child’s speech and language. Parents are...


Life After High School: A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

by Susan Yellin & Christina Cacioppo Bertsch

Focussing specifically on the issues that affect students with disabilities, the authors offer advice on everything from dealing with college entrance exams and the college application process, to selecting...


Common SENse for the Inclusive Classroom: How Teachers Can Maximise Existing Skills to Support Special Educational Needs

by Richard Hanks

The book acts as a teaching menu, offering a variety of options that teachers can use as and when they see fit. The author gets to the heart of issues associated with teaching mixed ability classes, offering...


Handbook of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition

by H. Lee Swanson, Karen R. Harris & Steve Graham

Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this comprehensive handbook presents state-of-the-art knowledge about the nature and classification of learning disabilities (LD), their causes, and how...


Beautiful Child

by Torey Hayden

From the bestselling author of One Child comes this amazing, true story of a mute and withdrawn seven—year—old girl and the special education teacher determined never to abandon a child in need.

Seven-year-old...


Differentiated Instruction: Meeting the Needs of All Students In Your Classroom

by Marcie Nordlund

Offers teachers practical and proven methods of instruction for working with a wide variety of learners in their classrooms.


Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders:: The Ziggurat Model, Release 2.0

by Barry Grossman PhD, Ruth Aspy PhD & Gary Mesibov PhD

It is relatively easy to find information describing specific interventions, but it is difficult to find information on how to develop a comprehensive intervention plan. This textbook presents a process and...


Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom: Practical Applications

by Tracey E. Hall, Anne Meyer & David H. Rose

Clearly written and well organized, this book shows how to apply the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) across all subject areas and grade levels. The editors and contributors describe practical...


101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD

by Jacqueline Iseman, Sue Jeweler & Stephan Silverman

101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD provides materials and the guidance necessary to assist teachers and parents as they empower students with ADHD to become successful learners. Based on field-tested...


Learning Disabilities, Second Edition

by Jack M. Fletcher, G. Reid Lyon, Lynn S. Fuchs & Marcia A. Barnes

Reviewing the state of the science of learning disabilities (LD) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative text has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material....


Dyslexia Outside-the-Box

by Beth Ellen Nash

Dyslexia Outside-the-Box provides a balanced perspective showing how a dyslexic child’s challenges are directly connected to the flip-side strengths of their brain’s unique wiring. It helps you understand...


Picture Memories

by Sherri Henderson, Ani Barmashi & Linda Edwards

After her son, a young man with Down syndrome, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, Sherri Henderson wrote a short story to explain to him and his friends what this diagnosis meant, what to expect,...