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Learning Disabilities and Brain Function : a Neuropsychological Approach

Author: William H Gaddes; Dorothy Edgell
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This revised textbook, now co-authored by an eminent child neuropsychologist, combines a well-developed theoretical orientation with practical, remedial suggestions and includes helpful, pertinent case studies to effectively illustrate the neuropsychological principles. A new chapter on "Attention Deficit Disorder" has been added. As with the two previous editions, this one follows the tradition of providing a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Gaddes; Dorothy Edgell
ISBN: 9781475722550 1475722559
OCLC Number: 851783966
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 594 pages)
Contents: 1 Neurology and Behavior: Background and Assessment --
2 The Nervous System and Learning --
3 Using Neuropsychological Knowledge in Understanding Learning Disorders --
4 Perceptual Disorders --
5 Sensory and Motor Pathways and Learning --
6 Hemispheric Specialization, Handedness, and Laterality --
7 Attention Deficit Disorder --
8 Language Development, Aphasia, and Dyslexia --
9 The Neuropsychological Basis of Problems in Writing, Spelling, and Arithmetic --
10 Remediation, Therapy, and the Learning Disabled Child --
11 Postscript --
Appendix: Neuropsychological Tests --
References --
Index of Names.
Responsibility: by William H. Gaddes, Dorothy Edgell.

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The present edition of this book is a revision and expansion of the first two editions which appeared in 1980 and 1985, and in German translation in 1991. More than half of the present volume  Read more...

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