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Learning disabilities / Clay Farris Naff, book editor
1st ed
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 618.92 LEA    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Learning disabilities -- Popular works
Physical Description 136 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-132) and index
Contents Overview of learning disabilities / Paula Ford-Martin and Rebecca Frey -- Sensory confusion contributes to dyslexia / Jean Mercer -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder disrupts learning / Ruth D. Nass and Fern Leventhal -- Autism interferes with learning / Diana Friedlander -- Children are overdiagnosed with ADHD / Manuel Mota-Castillo -- Children are underdiagnosed with ADHD / Steven Reinberg -- Medication for ADHD appears to improve brain function / Lindsey Tanner -- Medication for ADHD may harm brain function / Edmund S. Higgins -- Most kids with autism are not mentally retarded / Meredyth Goldberg Edelso -- Autism is linked to mental retardation through genetic syndrome / Jamie Newton -- Traumatic experiences can give rise to learning disability symptoms / Claudia Meininger Gold -- A mother finds that technology helps her dyslexic daughter succeed / Jacqueline L. Salmon -- Learning to learn despite a learning disability / Kourtland R. Koch -- A college student recounts his brother's battle with Asperger's syndrome / Christof Traudes
Series Perspectives on diseases and disorders
SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Naff, Clay Farris

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