Release on 2011 | by Suzanne Carreker,Judith R. Birsh
Author: Suzanne Carreker,Judith R. Birsh
Pubpsher: Brookes Publishing Company
Category: Business & Economics
Save when you order the text and activity book together! With the new edition of this activity book--the companion to Judith Birsh's bestselling text, Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills--students and practitioners will get the practice they need to use multisensory teaching effectively with students who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Ideal for both pre-service teacher education courses and in-service professional development, the activity book aligns with the third edition of the Multisensory Teaching textbook, so readers can easily use them in tandem. Students and professionals will get more than 100 easy-to-use activities that cover all the areas in the text, including oral language multisensory teaching research phonological awareness letter recognition syllable division spelling decoding fluency comprehension composition mathematics Users will also find answer keys, forms to help them with lesson planning, and other practical activities and handouts they can use with their own students. With this must-have activity book, educators will increase their knowledge of language structure and patterns, hone their instruction skills, and improve students' academic outcomes.
Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home.
Release on 2012-01-24 | by Dawn P. Flanagan,Patti L. Harrison
Theories, Tests, and Issues
Author: Dawn P. Flanagan,Patti L. Harrison
Pubpsher: Guilford Press
In one volume, this authoritative reference presents a current, comprehensive overview of intellectual and cognitive assessment, with a focus on practical applications. Leaders in the field describe major theories of intelligence and provide the knowledge needed to use the latest measures of cognitive abilities with individuals of all ages, from toddlers to adults. Evidence-based approaches to test interpretation, and their relevance for intervention, are described. The book addresses critical issues in assessing particular populations—including culturally and linguistically diverse students, gifted students, and those with learning difficulties and disabilities—in today's educational settings. New to This Edition*Incorporates major research advances and legislative and policy changes.*Covers recent test revisions plus additional tests: the NEPSY-II and the Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability.*Expanded coverage of specific populations: chapters on autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, sensory and physical disabilities and traumatic brain injury, and intellectual disabilities.*Chapters on neuropsychological approaches, assessment of executive functions, and multi-tiered service delivery models in schools.
This guide reveals the benefits of using multisensory instruction in any classroom. After they review 50 years of research and experience with those with learning disabilities, the authors explain how and why multisensory methods work.'
Release on 2018-07-23 | by Dawn P. Flanagan,Erin M. McDonough
Theories, Tests, and Issues
Author: Dawn P. Flanagan,Erin M. McDonough
Pubpsher: Guilford Publications
This leading practitioner reference and text--now in a revised and expanded fourth edition--provides the knowledge needed to use state-of-the-art cognitive tests with individuals of all ages, from preschoolers to adults. The volume examines major theories and tests of intelligence (in chapters written by the theorists and test developers themselves) and presents research-based approaches to test interpretation. Contributors address critical issues in evaluating culturally and linguistically diverse students, gifted students, and those with intellectual disability, sensory–motor impairments, traumatic brain injuries, and learning difficulties and disabilities. The fourth edition highlights the use of cognitive test results in planning school-based interventions. New to This Edition *Complete coverage of new or updated tests: WPPSI-IV, WISC-V, WISC-V Integrated, WJ IV, ECAD, CAS2, RIAS-2, KABC-II Normative Update, and UNIT2. *Chapters on cutting-edge approaches to identifying specific learning disabilities and reading disorders. *Chapters on brain imaging, neuropsychological intervention in schools, adult intellectual development, and DSM-5 criteria for learning disorders. *Updated chapters on theories of intelligence, their research base, and their clinical utility in guiding cognitive and neuropsychological assessment practice.
A reference book aimed at learning support co-ordinators, specialist and non-specialist teachers, and all others involved in helping students with dyslexia. The book includes: step-by-step explanation of the Special Needs Code of Practice legislation; help with teaching spelling and writing to dyslexic students; advice on study skills and preparation for GCSE examinations; information on the provision made by examination boards for dyslexic students; guidance on how technology can help the dyslexic learner; and help with identifying the early warning signs of dyslexia.
Completely updated, the Third Edition of International Business and Trade Directories contains more than 10,000 entries, over 2,000 more than the last edition, making this directory the most comprehensive resource of the world's business and trade directories. Industries profiled include Advertising, Biotechnology, Food & Beverage, Insurance, Printing, Sports & Recreation, Water Supply and more. Entries include content descriptions, price, publisher's name and address, web site and e-mail addresses, editorial staff and phone and fax numbers. Organized for ease-of-use by industry group, and then by region, this resource puts over 10,000 industry-specific business and trade directories at the reader's fingertips. International Business and Trade Directories contains three indexes: Geographic Index, Publisher Index and Title Index. Public, college and corporate libraries, as well as individuals and corporations seeking critical market information, will want to add this directory to their marketing collection.