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Psychological aspects of learning disabilities & reading disorders

Alan O. Ross

Psychological aspects of learning disabilities & reading disorders

by Alan O. Ross

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning disabilities -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Child psychology.,
  • Reading disability -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan O. Ross.
    SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in special education
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC4704 .R68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5197765M
    ISBN 10007053845X
    LC Control Number75020254

    Definition. Learning disabilities are disorders of the central nervous system that significantly impact functioning in one or more areas of learning. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical. Comprehension deficit, often coinciding with the first two types of problems, but specifically found in children with social-linguistic disabilities (e.g., autism spectrum), vocabulary weaknesses, generalized language learning disorders, and learning difficulties that affect abstract reasoning and logical thinking.

    practice; the most severe involve learning disabilities. In the dysfunctions can be primary deficits or can occur secondary to Education for All Handicapped Children Act, Public Law , defined learning disability as a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or. Disabilities Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities Accurate diagnosis of learning disabilities is necessary in order to distinguish this disorder from other potential causes of the presenting symptoms or problems. It is also necessary to document the individual's strengths and to identify needs that result from impairments in specific.

    Learning about Learning Disabilities, 4e continues to provide equal attention to the intellectual, conceptual, and practical aspects of learning disabilities. The Fourth Edition of this popular title presents 80% new material, keeping the chapters up to date in this fast-moving field. Definition. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke defines reading disability or dyslexia as follows: "Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read. These individuals typically read at levels significantly lower than expected despite having normal intelligence.


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Psychological aspects of learning disabilities & reading disorders by Alan O. Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book relates laboratory work on learning disabilities to classroom work with learning-disabled children. Separate chapters discuss the concept of learning disabilities, learning disabilities and research on learning, attention and learning, learning disabilities and the brain-dysfunction hypothesis, hyperactivity and the effects of medication, teaching the learning-disabled child.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xiii, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Learning disabilities --Learning disabilities and research on learning --Attention and learning --Learning disabilities and the brain-dysfunction hypothesis --Hyperactivity and the effects of medication --Teaching the learning-disabled child --cognitive methods.

Psychological Aspects of Learning Disabilities & Reading Disorders. Ross, Alan O. – This book relates laboratory work on learning disabilities to classroom work with learning-disabled children. Separate chapters discuss the concept of learning disabilities, learning disabilities and research on learning, attention and learning, learning.

Learning disabilities are often grouped by school-area skill set. If your child is in school, the types of learning disorders that are most conspicuous usually revolve around reading, writing, or math.

Learning disabilities in reading (dyslexia) There are two types of learning disabilities in reading. Learning disabilities are disorders that affect one's ability in the domains of spoken or written language, mathematical calculation, attention, or.

Over the past 50 years, research on children and adults with learning disabilities has seen significant advances. Neuropsychological research historically focused on the administration of tests sensitive to brain dysfunction to identify putative neural mechanisms underlying learning disabilities that would serve as the basis for treatment.

and other factors may compound the impact of learning disabilities. Frequently learning disabilities co-exist with other conditions, including attentional, behavioural and emotional disorders, sensory impairments or other medical conditions. What Helps.

Most people with LDs are resilient, and learn to manage challenges and achieve success. Learning Disabilities: The Behavioral and Emotional Disorders | Specific Types of Learning Disabilities and Psychological Implication. Learning disabilities are neurological problems in brain processing.

These can interfere with basic learning skills such as reading, writing, and/or math as well as top-level skills such as time planning, abstract thinking, organization, short or long-term. Learning Disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) affects millions of children and adults in school and in everyday life.

It is a life-long condition. Fortunately, with the right understanding, support, and appropriate interventions, individuals with learning disabilities can.

Persistent learning failure leads to anguish, embarrassment and frustration. Children with learning disabilities experience shame, anxiety, social isolation, sadness or lack of self-confidence on a daily basis, which create and contribute to a negative self-image and low self-esteem.

Psychological Aspects of Learning Disabilities & Reading Disorders, by; Alan O. Ross Measures 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" - pages Nice Condition - No Torn or folded pages - Does have name of previous ownerEnd date: Your child may have a learning disability.

Learning disabilities (LD) are neurological disorders that make it especially hard to acquire specific academic skills. More than million students in the US have been diagnosed with a learning disability. It is not easy to recognize a learning disability.

There is no single indicator or sign. People with reading disorders may have other learning disabilities, too, including problems with writing or numbers. Visit our topic on learning disabilities for more information about these problems.

Types of Reading Disorders. Dyslexia is the most well-known reading disorder. It specifically impairs a person’s ability to read. Learning Disability Quarterly, Clear and brief: Central points of criticism on the distinction in children with a specific reading and spelling disorder as compared to garden-variety.

Abstract: A learning disability is a neurological disorder. In simple terms, a learning disability results from a difference in the way a person's brain is "wired." Children with learning disabilities are smart as or smarter than their peers.

But they may have difficulty reading, writing, spelling, reasoning and organizing information if. Whether you're currently working with people with a learning disability or you've recently graduated and looking to start a career in this field, this MSc Psychology and Learning Disability degree course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to develop your learning disability.

Broadly following the DSM-5 (), Essentials of Learning Disabilities and Other Developmental Disorders offers an authenticated account of each disability with a strong focus on assessment.

It provides an overview of the subject in an accessible form to teachers, trainers and clinical practitioners in the Indian context. A family history of learning disorders increases the risk of a child developing a disorder.

Prenatal and neonatal risks. Poor growth in the uterus (severe intrauterine growth restriction), exposure to alcohol or drugs before being born, premature birth, and very low birthweight have been linked with learning disorders. Psychological trauma.

Learning disorders are not as obvious to others as physical disabilities. In addition, individuals with learning disorders can become very good at covering up their difficulties so they are not apparent to others.

As a result, children with learning disorders may not be seen to be struggling until they have completed their first few years of. Learning Disorders, which are estimated to impact approximately 7% of school-age children, are diagnosed when an individual’s ability in reading, writing or math skills is below what would be expected based on age and/or grade level and interfere significantly with the individual’s functioning in school or in activities of daily living.

Learning disorders affect the psychological processes involved in learning. They can impair the way a person learns how to read, write, do math, or any other learning process. About this journal. Journal of Learning Disabilities (JLD) provides specials series (in-depth coverage of topics in the field, such as mathematics, sciences and the learning disabilities field as discursive practice), feature articles (extensive literature reviews, theoretical papers, and position papers), research articles (reports of qualitative and quantitative empirical research), and.

Reading fluency and reading comprehension tests are critical pieces of a learning disability assessment. Reading Disorders (RDs) are the most common type of LD and literacy problems are prevalent.