Synopses & Reviews
Turn a borderline student into a confident achiever.
This full-color book is packed with powerful tools, techniques, and strategies that can actually help students improve brain function. The author presents a concise outline for identifying the symptoms and causes of prevalent impairments, such as oppositional disorder, attention deficit, dyslexia, hyperactivity, depression, auditory processing deficits, and more.
Arm yourself with powerful knowledge for solving difficult learning problems and discover how-to strategies for turning a borderline student into a confident achiever.
Powerful tools, techniques, and strategies to help students with prevalent impairments such as oppositional disorder, attention deficit, dyslexia, hyperactivity, depression, auditory processing deficits, and more.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-168) and index.
Table of Contents
Overview: common disorder groups -- Ten truths before you begin -- Pre-test: can you identify these learners? -- ch. 1. The impulse learner: attention-deficit disorder -- ch. 2. The resigned learner: learned helplesness -- ch. 3. The challenged reader: dyslexia -- ch. 4. The argumentative learner: oppositional disorder -- ch. 5. The frustrated learner: learning delayed -- ch. 6. The learners in motion: hyperactivity -- ch. 7. The unsound learner: auditory-processing deficits -- ch. 8. The out-of control learner: conduct disorder -- ch. 9. The demotivated learner: stress disorders -- ch. 10. The troubled learner: depression -- In closing -- Post-test: You'll recognize these learners now! -- Appendix.