Understanding Learning Disabilities: A Parent Guide and Workbook by The Learning Disabilities Council


Understanding Learning Disabilities: A Parent Guide and Workbook is easy-to-read, quick to access and overflowing with helpful information and advice. This one-stop guide will quickly be one of your most trusted supports for helping your child succeed in school. Whether your questions about learning disabilities are few or many, this tool holds the answers you seek.

This book goes beyond definitions and answers to make the guidance you need both accessible and easy to implement. Not only will you find concise information, practical tips, and reproducible workbook pages, you'll also learn how to immediately apply what you've learned to help your child. This invaluable source also includes a glossary, appendices, case studies, and listings of resources and support groups.

If you're the parent of a child newly diagnosed as having a learning disability, if you suspect your child might have a learning disability or if you just need new ideas for enhancing your efforts with your child, this book is a must. It's a one-stop source you won't be able to put down.

Unique Features Include:

*Workbook pages at the end of most chapters help parents in immediately applying the concepts to their child.

*Case studies of individuals with learning disabilities, comprehensive glossary of terms, lists of learning disabilities service and support groups, list of other resources and references on learning disabilities.

*Written by caring, experienced parents and professionals with expertise in education, psychology, law and advocacy.

*Provides practical, easy to understand information for parents, professionals who counsel parents, classroom teachers, teachers of students with LD, teacher trainers, adolescents and adults with LD.

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