Learning Disabilities focuses on both the characteristics of students with learning disabilities as well as classroom tested instructional strategies. By utilizing the author's 20+ years of experience of working with children and adolescents who have learning disabilities, this text presents the latest research and information for every major developmental area. Accurate in content dealing with characteristics associated with learning disabilities, this practical guide also offers insight into educational concerns from a teacher's perspective, as well as the relevant scholarship. This edition continues to offer detailed coverage of the best educational ideas, the latest scholarship, and the issues still open to debate in the dynamic, challenging, and demanding field of learning disabilities. Building on the success of previous editions, the fourth edition now also addresses the hot topic of Brain Compatible Instruction.