ERIC Number: ED173980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Learning Disability: Handbook for the Classroom Teacher.
Newton, Jerry, Ed.
Designed to help teachers better understand the problems of learning disabled (LD) child, the manual explains the basic causes of LD and presents solutions to problems professionals face in working with this population. The manual contains the following chapters and authors: "The Teacher with a Learning Disabled Child," (P. Ackerman), "The Psychological Assessment of Specific Learning Disabilities in Children," (S. Clements), "Identification of Children with Learning Disability-The Role of the Optometrist," (T. Greenstein), "The Eyes and Learning Disability," (E. Helveston), "The Nurse's Role in Evaluation and Management of Children with Learning Disabilities," (J. Igoe), "A Pediatrician Looks at Learning Disability," (M. Kappelman), "Socioeconomic Deprivation as a Cause of Learning Disability," (P. Marquis), "Learning Disabilities and the Child Psychiatrist," (C. Pfeifer), "Learning Disabilities and the Role of the Psychologist," (A. Riester), "Motor Activity and Learning", (R. Strauss), and "Neurologic Aspects of the Minimal Brain Dysfunction Syndrome Including Learning Disabilities," (K. Swaiman). (PHR)
Descriptors: Identification, Learning Disabilities, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Nurses, Optometrists, Physicians, Psychiatrists, Psychological Evaluation, Psychologists, Psychomotor Skills, Socioeconomic Influences, Staff Role, Student Teacher Relationship, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
American School Health Association, P.O. Box 708, Kent, Ohio 44240 ($5.95)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American School Health Association, Kent, OH.