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The Gift of Learning: Proven New Methods for Correcting Add, Math & Handwriting Problems

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Using the proven methods he developed to overcome dyslexia, Ron Davis adapts those techniques to help sufferers triumph over a variety of common learning disabilities, including:

•Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

•ADHD (the hyperactive variety)

•Math deficiency (dyscalculia and acalculia)

•Handwriting problems (dysgraphia and agraphia)

Outlining clear instructions, the author demonstrates that through a series of mental and physical exercises called "Orientation Counseling" and learning tools called "Symbol Mastery," those struggling with these conditions can now learn how to correct them, embrace their gift, and enjoy learning.

Synopsis:

Using the proven methods he developed to overcome dyslexia, Davis adapts those techniques to help sufferers triumph over a variety of common learning disabilities, including ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), ADHD (the hyperactive variety), math deficiency, and handwriting problems.

About the Author

Ronald D. Davis grew up struggling with learning disabilities. Even though he failed in the school system, he took technical courses that enabled him to succeed in various ventures. Dedicating his life to helping people with the gift of dyslexia, he founded the Reading Research Council in 1981 and Davis Dyslexia Association International in 1995.

Eldon M. Braun, a former advertising agent and creative director, is co-author of The Gift of Dyslexia.

Table of Contents

The Gift of Learning Foreword

Introduction

Section One: The Learning Process and Disabilities

1. Defining Learning and Learning Disability

2. Orientation and Disorientation

3. Attention Defecit Disorder

4. Math Problems: Dyscalculia

5. Handwriting Problems: Dysgraphia

Section Two: The Basic Tools

6. Introduction to the Basic Tools Package

7. Motivation and Responsibility

8. Perceptual Ability Assessment

9. Orientation Counseling

10. Release and Review for Orientation Counseling

11. Fine-Tuning for Orientation Counseling

12. Alignment Procedure

13. Energy Dial Setting

14. Coordination Therapy

15. Symbol Mastery and Concept Mastery

16. Establishing Order

Section Three: Addressing ADD and ADHD

17. A Correction Strategy for ADD and ADHD

Section Four: Addressing Math

18. A Correction Strategy for Math

19. Twelve Exercises for Teaching Math

Section Five: Addressing Handwriting

20. A Correction Strategy for Handwriting Problems

21. Handwriting Correction for No or Inadequate Instruction

22. Handwriting Correction for Disorientation

23. Handwriting Correction for Multiple Mental Images

24. Handwriting Correction for Inadequate Natural Orientation

Glossary

Recommended Books

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399528095
Foreword:
Hartmann, Thom
Publisher:
Perigee Books
Author:
Davis, Ronald D.
Author:
Braun, Eldon M.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Special Education - Learning Disabled
Subject:
Parenting - Hyperactivity
Subject:
Learning disabled
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Learning disabled -- Education.
Subject:
Special Education - Learning Disabilities
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
9655
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.48x6.38x.97 in. .79 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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