Research and Global Perspectives in Learning Disabilities : Essays in Honor of William M. Cruickshank

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  • Copyright: 2001-04-12
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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Vol honrs 25th anniver of IARLD and it's fnder William M. Cruickshank. Reflcts range of perspects on "state of the art" in LDs, documentg bth commonalities & diffs across countries. It provides a comprehnsve & inform pix of LDs. Will appeal to bth specia

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Lives and Careers of Bill and Dorothy Cruickshankp. 13
Neurobiological Basis of Learning Disabilitiesp. 25
Comorbid ADHD and Learning Disabilities: Diagnosis, Speicial Education, and Interventionp. 43
Social Functioning of Students with Learning Disabilitiesp. 65
Using Assessment to Account for and Promote Strong Outcomes for Students with Learning Disabilitiesp. 93
Strategic Learning in Students with Learning Disabilities: What Have We Learned?p. 111
Structure and Effective Teachingp. 131
The Concept of the Least Restrictive Environment and Learning Disabilities: Least Restrictive of What? Reflections on Cruickshank's 1977 Guest Editorial for the Journal of Learning Disabilitiesp. 147
Learning Disabilities: A Life-Span Approachp. 167
Learning Disabilities in Australiap. 181
Learning Disabilities in Canadap. 197
Learning Disabilities in Germany: A Retrospective Analysis, Current Status and Future Trendsp. 217
British Orientations to Specific Learning Difficultiesp. 239
Learning Disabilities in Japanp. 255
Learning Disabilities in the Netherlandsp. 273
Reading Disabilities in Scandinaviap. 291
Learning Disabilities Studies in South Americap. 309
The Challenge of International Research in Learning Disabilitiesp. 327
Author Indexp. 335
Subject Indexp. 351
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