ERIC Number: ED375589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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The Tuned-In, Turned-On Book about Learning Problems. Revised.
Hayes, Marnell L.
Intended for students with learning disabilities, this new edition is intended to offer students practical suggestions on how to cope with their disability. This edition has added a chapter about Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and ADD with Hyperactivity, as well as glossary of terms. Individual chapters answer the following questions students might have: (1) "Who Are You, and Why Are You Writing This Book?"; (2) "What's a Learning Disability, or, If I'm So Smart, Why Do I Have Trouble Learning?"; (3) "So How Do I Dig Out the Truth about Myself?"; (4) "What Kind of Learner Am I?"; and (5) "How Can I Make Learning Easier for Myself?" Additional chapter are titled: (6) "Weird and Wonderful Ideas for Everybody"; (7) "All about ADD"; (8) "I've Got Problems, Too!"; and (9) "Work To Assign Your Parents and Teachers." A resource list describes 8 organizations, 14 books for parents and teachers, and 11 books for children and adolescents with learning disabilities. A glossary is attached. (DB)
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Cognitive Style, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Hyperactivity, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies, Self Esteem, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Motivation, Student Attitudes, Study Skills, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Academic Therapy Publications, 20 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949-6191 ($10; Order No. 090-1, prepaid orders add $2.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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