The ABCs of Learning Disabilities
- Bernice Wong, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Education, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
- Lorraine Graham
- Maureen Hoskyn
- Jeanette Berman
The ABCs of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition, discusses major research findings on learning disabilities in children, adolescents and adults in language, memory, social skills, self-regulation, reading, mathematics, and writing, with an additional chapter on assessment. This concise primer is intended for use as an undergraduate introductory text to the field. Written with an evenness of tone, breadth, and depth, the conveys an engaging style meant to encourage the beginning student to identify the âbig pictureâ and to be interested in conceptual issues as well as research findings.
Psychology students studying learning disabilities and special education, as well as special educators, regular classroom teachers, school psychologists, speech pathologists, and other education and health care professionals.