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The learning-disabled child

by Sylvia Farnham-Diggory

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning disabilities.,
  • Learning disabled children.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-202) and index.

    StatementSylvia Farnham-Diggory.
    SeriesThe Developing child
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ496.L4 F37 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1555349M
    ISBN 10067451923X, 0674519248
    LC Control Number91035658

    NICHD research on children with learning disabilities has shown that deficiencies in processing letter-sounds are at the heart of most reading problems. This article illustrates how letter-sound processing works, and describes strategies for teaching children this skill. Since Improving the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools, and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.

    The child identified as learning disabled is given remedial services, but rarely challenged or offered acceleration. In fact, teachers’ usually lower standards for children identified as learning disabled, even when they are intellectually advanced (Richey & Ysseldyke, ). Get this from a library! No easy answers: the learning disabled child. [Sally Liberman Smith; National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)].

    LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders. LD OnLine works in association with Learning Disabilities Association of. The fact that the child was incapacitated during his minority is crucial to the emancipation rationale.” 3. Can Public Benefits the Child Is Receiving Offset or Reduce the Parent’s Support Obligation? This question relates to all children receiving child support, whether a minor or an adult who has a disability.


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"The Learning-Disabled Child" aims to provide an answer. A broad-based account of what is currently known and done about learning disabilities, the book gets at the roots of this perplexing problem - and offers a new outlook for its treatment.

Since the s, millions of children have been misclassified by public schools as learning-disabled Author: Sylvia Farnham-Diggory. “The book is particularly sensitive to the problems of the adolescent Indeed, the book is a personal document because Dr. Larry Silver, a child psychiatrist who was learning-disabled as a child, shares some of his own experiences.” —Children Today/5(17).

This is a book that captures the heart of the struggle of a parent of a child or children with disabilities. While there are many helpful instructions and checklists, this book is really more of a memoir from the point of view of a parent who has lived with a learning disability who now (through the grace of God, determination, and perseverance) has learned to do the best she can for her own /5(8).

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So many children with learning disabilities are incredibly intelligent — yet because they learn differently, they easily succumb to feelings of inferiority. Learning disabilities are most commonly addressed with special ors may assess both a child's academic performance and potential and then teach learning skills by expanding a child.

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Continued Treating Learning Disorders. Special education is the most common treatment for learning disorders. Under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), all U.S.

children with. Children who qualify as learning disabled are supported with specially designed instruction based on each child's unique strengths, weaknesses, and learning styles.

Causes and Diagnosis Learning disabilities are believed to be caused by neurological differences in the way the brain processes information. A child who doesn't learn to add in elementary school won't be able to tackle algebra in high school.

Children who have learning disorders can also experience performance anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, chronic fatigue or loss of motivation.

Some children might act out to distract attention from their challenges at school. A learning disability (LD) is a disorder that affects a child's ability to interpret what they see and hear or to link information from different parts of the brain. This section provides a wealth of information about learning disabilities, the most common of which is dyslexia — difficulty with language and reading.

Also visit our sister site LD OnLine, the leading website on. In Helping Children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities to Flourish, Marilyn Martin presents a comprehensive developmental profile of children with NLD.

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In this revised, trade paperback edition of the latest information on learning disabilities in a clear, honest, and accessible way. The Learning-Disabled Child by Suzanne H. Stevens,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). Learning disabilities affect how a child understands, processes, and responds to new information.

By better understanding your child’s challenges, you can help them succeed in school and in life. Learning disabled students have academic difficulties that are unexpected in relation to their age, cognitive abilities, or other academic abilities.

Traditionally, this unexpectedness has been determined through the use of the IQ-achievement discrepancy model described earlier, which is a. Aiming to provide an answer to the question of who is the learning-disabled child, this book is a broad-based account of what is currently known and done about learning disabilities.

It looks at the roots of the problem - in the law, the school system and the child. Consider: if a child is severely retarded or physically handicapped, the parent becomes aware of the problem in the first few weeks of the child’s life.

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However, children who suffer from learning disabilities may become.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Series Title: Current issues in developmental pediatrics.