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Learning disabilities

Author: Arthur Gillard
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011.
Series: Issues that concern you.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the issues surrounding learning disabilities. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2011010270
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Gillard
ISBN: 9780737761047 0737761040
OCLC Number: 748807738
Description: 1 online resource (130 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: An overview of learning disabilities --
Learning disabilities are natural brain differences --
People with learning disabilities need to be respected and valued --
Dyslexia is the most common learning disability --
Dyslexia is a harmful and misleading label --
Dyssemia is a nonverbal learning disability --
Stimulant medication has a role to play in the treatment of ADHD --
Stimulant medication is not an effective treatment for ADHD --
School systems improperly label children with ADHD --
Environmental toxins are causing an increase in learning disabilities --
Inadequate nutrition is causing an increase in learning disabilities --
The number of learning-disabled children is exaggerated --
Modern technology is the solution to learning disabilities --
Gifted students with learning disabilities face special challenges.
Series Title: Issues that concern you.
Responsibility: Arthur Gillard, book editor.

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Explores the issues surrounding learning disabilities. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

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