The Survival Guide For Kids With Ld (Learning Differences; 2002)
First published in 1990, this Survival Guide has helped countless young people with LD-and the adults who care about them. The revised and updated edition contains the latest information, practical advice, step-by-step strategies, and encouragement for children labeled "learning disabled."...
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First published in 1990, this Survival Guide has helped countless young people with LD-and the adults who care about them. The revised and updated edition contains the latest information, practical advice, step-by-step strategies, and encouragement for children labeled "learning disabled." Inspiring and empowering.
First published in 1990, this survival guide has helped countless young people labeled "learning disabled"-and the adults who care about them. Meanwhile, laws have changed and technology has advanced.
This revised and updated edition retains the best of the original edition: the warmth, affirmation, and solid information kids need to know they're smart and can learn, they just learn differently. It answers the many questions they have, like "Why is it hard for kids with LD to learn?" and "What happens when you grow up?" It explains what LD means (and doesn't mean); defines different kinds of LD; describes what happens in LD programs; helps kids deal with sad, hurt, and angry feelings; suggests ways to get along better in school and at home; and inspires young people to set goals and plan for the future. Includes resources for parents and teachers.
Rhoda Cummings, Ed.D., is a professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Gary L. Fisher received his Ph.D. in Applied Educational Psychology (Neuropsychological Assessment) from the University of Washington. He is Professor of Health and Human Services at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the former Director of the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies. He has been a Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, since 1983, and has also worked as a school psychologist in school districts within the state of Washington. He has published articles, book chapters, and books and given national presentations on learning disabilities and on substance