Written to reflect the changing field of special education, this book presents current, practical information related to students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. The authors use a systems perspective to describe the characteristics of and issues related to students with high incidence disabilities. This is the first book available to combine discussion of these two disabilities. Chapter topics cover the nature of and assumptions regarding learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders; developmental context; biological factors and temperament; cognitive, language, and social-emotional characteristics; family factors; school and classroom factors; cultural diversity and gender; screening to placement; supporting learning and behavior change; accommodating students in inclusive settings; adolescents and adults with learning disabilities or emotional/behavioral disorders; and prevention and early intervention of learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. For special education teachers.
Education-Teaching, Schools-Teaching, Special-Education, Behavioral-Disorders,