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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Waber, Deborah P.
Rethinking learning disabilities.
New York : Guilford Press, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Deborah P Waber
|ISBN:||9781606235676 1606235672 1282490222 9781282490222|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Part 1. The Developmental Approach to Learning Disabilities. 1. The Dilemma: What Is a Learning Disability? 2. A Learning Disability Is a Developmental Problem. 3. A Developmental Science Perspective on Learning Disabilities. 4. A Lifespan Perspective on Learning Disabilities. 5. Identifying Learning Disabilities: Insights from a Developmental Approach. 6. Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience: Automatic and Effortful Processing. Part 2. Diagnosing the Child-World Interaction. 7. Identical Twins. 8. An Adequate Achiever with Learning Problems. 9. Beyond a "Reading Problem." 10. Learning-Disabled Children Grown Up. 11. A Developmental Strategy for Resolving the Dilemma. Appendix: Publications of the Children's Hospital Boston Learning Disabilities Program.|
|Responsibility:||Deborah P. Waber.|
"Waber's wise and thoughtful book is a revelation. Most books about learning disabilities are too narrowly focused on one aspect of the problem to understand or address it meaningfully. As a