Learning Re-Enabled, 2nd EditionA Practical Guide to Helping Children with Learning Disabilities
New to this edition
- The text has been reformatted to make the information more reader friendly.
- The glossary has been redesigned and expanded so each term is accompanied by an example.
- A homework survival kit has been included for parents to use with their children at home.
- Updated with current information on the IDEA, which was recertified in 2003.
- Explanations of learning disabilities are in "plain English" that is easy to understand for the parent, therapist, and teacher.
- The Individual Educational Plan meeting guidelines help parents and teachers take information from book and apply it directly to the child.
- Dispels the myth that every child needs the same therapy and explains how to find the correct approach specific to each child.
- The glossary of terms is functionally based and can be taught by professionals, or used by parents.
- Before and after samples of handwriting from learning disabled children present a clear look at the obstacles and successes of learning disabled children
- Explains the laws that impact getting public and private services and helps parents and teachers understand the subtleties of the laws that impact their children/students.
- Shows occupational therapy in action so parents and their children can "see" what they will be doing.
- Helps parents and professionals interpret behaviors of children with learning disabilities and gives them unique insight into what the child may be feeling.
- Through graphs and text, parents and professionals can "see" the process of learning, helping them to understand the neurology behind a learning disability.
- Provides a graph of how occupational therapy helps learning and interfaces with the academic setting.
- An extensive resource list gives parents and professionals quick access to reputable resources.