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Interventions in Learning Disabilities

A Handbook on Systematic Training Programs for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

  • Rachel Schiff
  • R. Malatesha Joshi

Part of the Literacy Studies book series (LITS, volume 13)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Rachel Schiff, R. Malatesha Joshi
    Pages 1-8
  3. Meenakshi Gajria, Asha K. Jitendra
    Pages 119-137
  4. Sylvia Linan-Thompson, Hermelinda Cavazos, Laura McFarland, Julie Martinez
    Pages 191-205
  5. Lilach Shalev, Natalie Kataev, Carmel Mevorach
    Pages 243-254

About this book

Introduction

This book reviews systematic training programs that are designed to enhance the language, reading, literacy and cognitive skills of individuals with Learning Disabilities in various disciplines. Most titles on Learning Disabilities intervention often focus on the linguistic area of the disability, while there are many more areas of difficulty.  Students with learning disabilities struggle with such as math, cognitive abilities, and organizational skills. Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, this book encompasses a wide variety of remedial treatments and therapies developed by expert researchers and scholars in the Learning Disabilities area.

Keywords

Learning disabilities Language disorders Word reading interventions Young readers Metacognitive and Metalinguistic awareness in word spelling Developing reading comprehension Language and literacy interventions for ELs with LD

Editors and affiliations

  • Rachel Schiff
    • 1
  • R. Malatesha Joshi
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EducationBar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, IsraelRamat GanIsrael
  2. 2.College of Education & Human DevelopmentTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31235-4
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-31234-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-31235-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2214-000X
  • Series Online ISSN 2214-0018
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