Language-related Learning Disabilities

Language-related Learning Disabilities

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A practical text-reference on the relationship between learning disabilities and the linguistic and cognitive factors that contribute to academic failure. Among the topics explored are the theoretical foundations of learning disabilities, the nature of language-related learning disabilities, and beneficial intervention methods. The volume also reviews current trends in service delivery, such as team teaching; classroom-based intervention consultation/collaboration; and staff, curriculum, and program development. For professionals, educators, and graduate students in speech-language pathology and special education. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORAttribution training combined with strategy and metacomprehension training in the studies in Table 3 has been ... In contrast, control of the difficulty level of the verbal material in the passages to be read was observed to have beneficial effects. ... of Cognitive Correlates of Learning Disabilities Perception The claim that visual-perceptual impairment is a major cause of ... (continued) Study Subjects Procedures Results Stevens (1988) 6th- 11th grade, remedial readers Search for mainanbsp;...

Title:Language-related Learning Disabilities
Author:Adele Gerber
Publisher:Paul H Brookes Publishing Company - 1993


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