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[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Gunton, Sharon. Series: Social issues firsthand. Published by : Greenhaven Press, (Detroit, MI :) Physical details: 122 p. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Learning disabilities --United States. | Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder --United States. | Learning disabled children --Education --United States. Year : 2008 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 371.9 LEA Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-116) and index.

Chapter 1: Living with learning disabilities. Find a place where you excel / Samantha Abeel -- When discovery comes in adulthood / Henry Winkler -- I say learning differences / Charlotte Farber -- Chapter 2: Learning disabilities in family life. A mother discovers her daughter's learning disability / Anne Ford -- Siblings with different needs / Danna Buchman -- Chapter 3: Learning disabilities in the clinic. Identifying each patient's disability is essential / Mel Levine -- Why some smart people can't read / Sally Shaywitz -- Chapter 4: Learning disabilities in the classroom. Learning from experiences in the classroom / Joan Shapiro and Rebecca Rich -- A learning disabled woman succeeds in college / Molly Sumner -- Learning despite learning disabilities / Dale S. Brown -- Chapter 5: Learning disabilities in the workplace. Overwhelming challenges at work / Samantha Abeel -- Lessons from a hyperactive dyslexic / Paul Orfalea and Ann Marsh -- Differences can be advantages in the workplace / Donald A. Winkler.

Descriptions and implications of learning disabilities are presented through personal essays from differing points of view.