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International Perspectives Vol: 20

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04 Jun 2007
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
354 pages - 152 x 229 x 30mm
Advances in Learning and Behavioral Disabilities


This volume is intended for researchers and graduate students of psychology, education, and special education. Because social, cultural, and economic conditions are varied from country to country, there is a need to explore how learning disabilities are identified, perceived, and addressed around the world. Up-to-date research from North and South America, Europe, and the United Kingdom is included to provide a global overview of a wide variety of learning and behavioral disorders. Internationally prominent authors discuss their research pertaining to the following areas: working memory, reading disabilities, ADHD, hearing impairments, motivational orientations, measurement of socio-cultural level, ecological perspectives on social behavior, and students with disabilities in international schools. International contributions ensure global coverage of subject matter. It includes unprecedented coverage of learning and behavioral disabilities in one volume.
Working Memory and Early Mathematics: Possibilities for Early Identification of Mathematics Learning Disabilities. Reading Development and Reading Disabilities: Focus on Norway. Ecological Perspectives on Student Behaviour: Why Teachers in Training Need to See the Bigger Picture. Reading Comprehension Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities. Goal Orientations and Classroom Goal Structures as Predictors of Classroom Behaviors for Greek Students with and Without Learning Difficulties: Clarifying The Differential Role of Motivational Orientations. Parenting Stress in Families of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: The Impact of ADHD Subtype and Oppositional Defiant Disorder Comorbidity. The Problem of Measuring Socio-Cultural Level in Psychological Research. Students with Mathematical Disabilities in Belgium: From Definition, Classification and Assessment to STICORDI Devices. ADHD at Five: A Diagnosis-Intervention Program. Evaluation of Social Abilities in Educational Contexts: A Challenge for Students with Communication Difficulties. Focus on International Schools: Serving Students with Learning Disabilities. The Development of Numerical Intelligence in Preschool Children with Cochlear Implants: A Hypothesis on Mathematical, Verbal, and Non-Verbal Cognitive Competence. Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: Results of Qualitative Research from the United States, Canada, and Australia. List of Contributors. Subject Index.

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