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ERIC Number: ED361662
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 421
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87628-249-4
ISSN: N/A
Complete Reading Disabilities Handbook: Ready-To-Use Techniques for Teaching Reading Disabled Students.
Miller, Wilma H.
Intended for elementary and middle school reading and learning disability teachers, this book presents easy-to-follow explanations of the various causes of reading disabilities and over 100 reproducible assessment devices, corrective activity sheets, and other aids. The book also includes: case studies of children showing how reading problems are caused by different kinds of factors; a complete individual reading Inventory; step-by-step directions for using oral reading miscue analysis effectively; a description of the contemporary Reading Recovery Program; and specific strategies for use with learning handicapped children. Chapters in the book are: (1) What Are Reading Disabilities?; (2) General Guidelines and Materials for Diagnosing Reading Disabilities; (3) Ready-to-Use Materials for Diagnosing Disabilities in the Word-Identification Techniques; (4) Ready-to-Use Materials for Diagnosing Disabilities in Comprehension and Basic Study Skills; (5) Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activities for Correcting Disabilities in the Word-Identification Techniques; (6) Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activities for Correcting Disabilities in Comprehension and Basic Study Skills; and (7) Special Strategies and Delivery Systems for Teaching Reading Skills to Disabled Readers and Learning-Handicapped Students. Appendixes provide lists of: computer software publishers; materials for use in a reading improvement program with either disabled readers or learning-handicapped students; test publishers; and publishers of reading materials and reading software. (RS)
Book Distribution Center, Center for Applied Research in Education, Route 59 at Brookhill Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994 ($27.95 plus $4.96 postage/handling plus state sales tax).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Research in Education, Inc., New York, NY.