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Disorders of learning in childhood

Disorders of learning in childhood Author Archie A. Silver
ISBN-10 0471392596
Release 2002
Pages 658
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A thorough, up-to-date resource on the full spectrum of childhood learning disorders In this Second Edition of Disorders of Learning in Childhood, Drs. Archie Silver and Rosa Hagin present a comprehensive synthesis of information regarding the classification and causes of various types of learning difficulties, as well as multidisciplinary strategies for working with children and their families in school or clinical settings. Bridging the communication gap between professionals in the field, this book advocates the coordinated efforts of administrators, scientists, teachers, and practitioners to better help young people with learning disabilities. Drawing on their vast training and experience, the authors utilize valuable data from various disciplines-education, psychology, psychiatry, neurology-and offer a balanced perspective, supported by the latest clinical research on disorders in children. They address and analyze critical issues ranging from the effects of political, social, and legal forces currently influencing educational policy to the latest advances in neuroscience affecting the understanding and management of children with learning problems. Also provided are expanded coverage of reading, spelling, writing, and mathematical disabilities; current definitions of specific disorders; and the effects of poverty, drugs, and cultural differences on learning. An extremely comprehensive resource ideal for clinicians, teachers, and administrators, Disorders of Learning in Childhood brings an expertise to the subject that no other reference can match.



Disorders of Childhood Development and Psychopathology

Disorders of Childhood  Development and Psychopathology Author Robin Hornik Parritz
ISBN-10 9781337515115
Release 2017-05-24
Pages 480
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Written with the whole child in mind, this text presents disorders in the context of typical development and developmental pathways, providing a meaningful framework to promote students' learning and a practical, true-to-life approach for organizing the course. For each disorder (across descriptions of clinical presentation, course, and treatment), Parritz and Troy emphasize the continuity between typical and atypical development; risk and resilience; complex models of psychopathology; children in relationships over time; children in larger social contexts (e.g., neighborhoods); and the holistic nature of development (e.g., thinking about the child's abilities and strengths as well as his or her disorder). Updated with more coverage of neuroscience research and greater emphasis on the multiple environments in which children are embedded, this edition continues to reflect the most up-to-date understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology and empirically supported treatment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Learning Disorders and Disorders of the Self in Children and Adolescents

Learning Disorders and Disorders of the Self in Children and Adolescents Author Joseph Palombo
ISBN-10 0393703770
Release 2001
Pages 332
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The relationship between learning disorders and the development of the self is complex. However, clinicians who work with children with learning disorders must have a way to think about this relationship if they are truly to be of help.



Diagnosing Learning Disorders Second Edition

Diagnosing Learning Disorders  Second Edition Author Bruce F. Pennington
ISBN-10 9781606237861
Release 2008-10-17
Pages 355
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From a trusted expert in the field, this authoritative work provides an accessible overview of what learning disorders are, how they develop, and how to diagnose and treat them effectively. The author presents the most current neuroscientific knowledge on a range of conditions, including dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and others. Practitioners gain vital insights and tools for making sense of children's impairments and strengths, collecting and interpreting diagnostic data from a variety of sources, and linking diagnosis to evidence-based interventions. The second edition has been substantially revised and expanded to reflect significant clinical and research advances. New to This Edition *Covers additional disorders: intellectual disability, mathematics disorder, and developmental coordination disorder, plus a chapter on less well-validated disorders. *New case illustrations and a focus on empirically based practice. *Now grounded in a multiple cognitive-deficit model of learning disorders, replacing the prior edition's modular, single-deficit model. *An illuminating chapter on controversial therapies separates myths from facts.



Parenting Children with Learning Disabilities

Parenting Children with Learning Disabilities Author Jane Utley Adelizzi
ISBN-10 0897897722
Release 2001
Pages 240
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Offers advice to parents of children with learning disabilities to help them provide the personal and academic support their children need to learn and thrive.



Brain Behavior and Learning in Language and Reading Disorders

Brain  Behavior  and Learning in Language and Reading Disorders Author Maria Mody
ISBN-10 9781593858315
Release 2008-07-30
Pages 400
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Grounded in cutting-edge research on brain?behavior relationships, this book explores how language and reading disorders develop--and presents exciting new approaches to examining and treating them. Experts from multiple disciplines investigate how children's learning trajectories in spoken and written language are shaped by the dynamic interplay of neurobiological, experiential, and behavioral processes. The volume includes innovative neuroimaging applications and other state-of-the-science techniques that help shed new light on childhood disorders such as dyslexia, language impairment, writing disabilities, and autism. Implications for evidence-based diagnosis, intervention, and instruction are discussed. Illustrations include five color plates.



Language Learning and Behavior Disorders

Language  Learning  and Behavior Disorders Author Joseph H. Beitchman
ISBN-10 0521472296
Release 1996-06-13
Pages 582
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Leading researchers and clinicians examine language as a bridge between learning disability and psychiatric disorder.



Casebook in Child Behavior Disorders

Casebook in Child Behavior Disorders Author Christopher A. Kearney
ISBN-10 9781305652965
Release 2016-02-17
Pages 224
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Reflecting the latest research from the field, CASEBOOK IN CHILD BEHAVIOR DISORDERS, 6th Edition vividly illustrates the rich and arresting nature of disorders that first manifest themselves in childhood while also showing how a child's developmental patterns shape the expression of each disorder. Throughout the book, the author explores the DSM-5 criteria and highlights the interaction between developmental and environmental influences for each disorder. An assortment of cases, including complex cases, effectively demonstrates how each disorder is expressed -- from presentation through diagnosis and treatment. Mixed cases encourage independent thinking as they challenge students to draw from their knowledge to come up with their own diagnosis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Nonverbal Learning Disorder

Nonverbal Learning Disorder Author Rondalyn Varney Whitney
ISBN-10 9781440642937
Release 2008-12-02
Pages 336
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A special-needs guide that ?comes to the rescue?( Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child) of those who struggle with an increasingly common condition. Millions of children suffer from Nonverbal Learning Disorder, a neurological deficit that prevents them from understanding nonverbal cues like tone of voice and facial expressions. Though they can be exceptionally bright and articulate, these children often have difficulty in social situations, and can become depressed, withdrawn, or anxious. In this revised edition, Rondalyn Varney Whitney--a pediatric occupational therapist and the parent of a child with NLD--offers practical solutions, the latest information, and all-new activities that will help parents put their child on the path to a happy, fulfilling life. Topics include: --Getting a diagnosis --Developing a treatment plan --Helping your child make friends --Dealing with setbacks From the Trade Paperback edition.



Learning and Attention Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood

Learning and Attention Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood Author Sam Goldstein
ISBN-10 1118061926
Release 2011-02-02
Pages 636
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Fully revised coverage with the most current diagnoses and treatments for adolescents and adults living with learning and attention disorders Reflecting the most recent and relevant findings regarding Learning Disabilities (LD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), this Second Edition of Learning and Attention Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood provides practitioners in the fields of education and mental health with a set of practical guidelines to assist in the assessment, diagnosis, consultation, and treatment of adolescents and adults struggling with LD and ADHD. The new edition includes: An emphasis on working from strengths—adapting to disabilities and dealing with them successfully on a daily basis New coverage of the causes and long-term implications of LD and ADHD in adolescents and adulthood New chapters on treatment effectiveness; building resiliency and shaping mindsets; cognitive therapy; and strategic life coaching to help guide individuals with LD and ADHD Contributions from leading researchers, including Noel Gregg, Russell Barkley, Kevin Antshel, and Nancy Mather Drawing on evidence-based techniques to meet the pragmatic demands for intervention, the Second Edition guides school psychologists, counselors, and educators in promoting positive change for adolescents and adults with LD and ADHD as they strive for success in school, work, and home settings.



Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Author Tracy Packiam Alloway
ISBN-10 9781135421342
Release 2012-08-06
Pages 320
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Short-term or working memory - the capacity to hold and manipulate information mentally over brief periods of time - plays an important role in supporting a wide range of everyday activities, particularly in childhood. Children with weak working memory skills often struggle in key areas of learning and, given its impact on cognitive abilities, the identification of working memory impairments is a priority for those who work with children with learning disabilities. Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders supports clinical assessment and management of working memory deficits by summarising the current theoretical understanding and methods of assessment of working memory. It outlines the working memory profiles of individuals with a range of neurodevelopmental disorders (including Down's syndrome, Williams syndrome, Specific Language Impairment, and ADHD), and identifies useful means of alleviating the anticipated learning difficulties of children with deficits of working memory. This comprehensive and informative text will appeal to academics and researchers in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and developmental psychology, and will be useful reading for students in these areas. Educational psychologists will also find this a useful text, as it covers the role of working memory in learning difficulties specific to the classroom.



A Disease Called Childhood

A Disease Called Childhood Author Marilyn Wedge
ISBN-10 9781101639634
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 272
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A surprising new look at the rise of ADHD in America, arguing for a better paradigm for diagnosing and treating our children In 1987, only 3 percent of American children were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. By 2000, that number jumped to 7 percent, and in 2014 the number rose to an alarming 11 percent. To combat the disorder, two thirds of these children, some as young as three years old, are prescribed powerful stimulant drugs like Ritalin and Adderall to help them cope with symptoms. Meanwhile, ADHD rates have remained relatively low in other countries such as France, Finland, and the United Kingdom, and Japan, where the number of children diagnosed with and medicated for ADHD is a measly 1 percent or less. Alarmed by this trend, family therapist Marilyn Wedge set out to understand how ADHD became an American epidemic. If ADHD were a true biological disorder of the brain, why was the rate of diagnosis so much higher in America than it was abroad? Was a child's inattention or hyperactivity indicative of a genetic defect, or was it merely the expression of normal behavior or a reaction to stress? Most important, were there alternative treatments that could help children thrive without resorting to powerful prescription drugs? In an effort to answer these questions, Wedge published an article in Psychology Today entitled "Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD" in which she argued that different approaches to therapy, parenting, diet, and education may explain why rates of ADHD are so much lower in other countries. In A Disease Called Childhood, Wedge examines how myriad factors have come together, resulting in a generation addictied to stimulant drugs, and a medical system that encourages diagnosis instead of seeking other solutions. Writing with empathy and dogged determination to help parents and children struggling with an ADHD diagnosis, Wedge draws on her decades of experience, as well as up-to-date research, to offer a new perspective on ADHD. Instead of focusing only on treating symptoms, she looks at the various potential causes of hyperactivity and inattention in children and examines behavioral and environmental, as opposed to strictly biological, treatments that have been proven to help. In the process, Wedge offers parents, teachers, doctors, and therapists a new paradigm for child mental health--and a better, happier, and less medicated future for American children



Developmental Variation and Learning Disorders

Developmental Variation and Learning Disorders Author Melvin D. Levine
ISBN-10 UOM:39015012583244
Release 1987-01-01
Pages 626
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Developmental Variation and Learning Disorders has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Developmental Variation and Learning Disorders also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Developmental Variation and Learning Disorders book for free.



Raising a Moody Child

Raising a Moody Child Author Mary A. Fristad
ISBN-10 9781462506675
Release 2012-03-23
Pages 260
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Every day can be an ordeal for families struggling with the difficult, moody, "impossible" behavior that may point to childhood depression or bipolar disorder. Effective help for kids does exist, but it often requires a customized combination of medication, therapy, coping skills, and support. From esteemed clinician and researcher Dr. Mary Fristad and fellow treatment expert Dr. Jill Goldberg Arnold, this indispensable book explains how treatment works and what additional steps parents can take at home to help children with mood disorders--and the family as a whole--improve the quality of their lives. Explained are why symptoms look so different (and can be so much harder to manage) in children and teens than in adults, how to find the right doctor or therapist, and how to help kids develop their own "coping toolkits." Bursting with practical tools, FAQs, and examples, the book covers everything from dealing with medical crises to resolving school problems, sibling conflicts, and marital stress.



Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood

Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood Author Robert Melillo
ISBN-10 9781441912312
Release 2010-01-08
Pages 447
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Attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, asperger's syndrome, and autism, to name but a few, may be viewed as points on a spectrum of developmental disabilities in which those points share features in common and possibly etiology as well, varying only in severity and in the primary anatomical region of dysfunctional activity. This text focuses on alterations of the normal development of the child. A working theory is presented based on what we know of the neurological and cognitive development in the context of evolution of the human species and its brain. In outlining our theory of developmental disabilities in evolutionary terms, the authors offer evidence to support the following notions: Bipedalism was the major reason for human neocortical evolution; Cognition evolved secondary and parallel to evolution of motricity; There exists an overlap of cognitive and motor symptoms; Lack of thalamo-cortical stimulation, not overstimulation, is a fundamental problem of developmental disabilities; A primary problem is dysfunctions of hemisphericity; Most conditions in this spectrum of disorders are the result of a right hemisphericity; Environment is a fundamental problem; All of these conditions are variations of the same problem; These problems are correctable; Hemisphere specific treatment is the key to success.



Treatment of Childhood Disorders

Treatment of Childhood Disorders Author Eric J. Mash
ISBN-10 9781572309210
Release 2006-03-22
Pages 884
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This major professional reference and text offers an authoritative review of evidence-based treatments for the most prevalent child and adolescent problems. Leading contributors present applications for anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, the effects of maltreatment, substance use, and more.



Childhood Stress

Childhood Stress Author L. Eugene Arnold
ISBN-10 0471508683
Release 1990-10-19
Pages 603
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Disorders of Learning in Childhood Archie A. Silver and Rosa A. Hagin The fruit of a working relationship extending more than thirty–five years between a child psychiatrist who also had training in neurology and psycho–analysis and a psychologist specializing in education, Disorders of Learning in Childhood offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of the subject. Up–to–date research is reported throughout and case examples support the clinical sections. It also has a section on clinical patterns and intervention recommendations for the various kinds of learning disorders and a final chapter dealing with future directions for service and research. 1990 (0 471–50828–4) 560 pp. The Preschool Child Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Paul V. Trad "It is an impressive volume, complete with a reference list citing over 600 sources. For anyone dealing with at–risk children in this age group, it should prove to be an important aid for further study. Recommended for professionals." ––Early Intervention Offering a dynamic new approach to the diagnoses and treatment of psycho–pathology in preschool children, this book also offers a rigorous framework with which to comprehend the etiology of common disorders. It deals with developmental disorders, examines risk factors in the preschool child, and shows how to plan a pathology–specific treatment strategy. 1989 (0 471–61757–1) 658 pp. Handbook of Child Psychiatric Diagnosis Edited by Cynthia G. Last and Michel Hersen This handbook serves as a resource for making diagnoses in childhood psychopathology in accordance with the American Psychiatric Association′s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Entire chapters are devoted to each of the DSM categories. Here, each disorder is discussed in relation to its definition, its clinical picture, course and prognosis, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, and clinical management. Attention deficit disorder, major depression, conduct disorder, anxiety disorders, and substance use disorders are among the 18 disorders covered. 1989 (0 471–84887–5) 574 pp.