Learning Difficulties Products

  • Immersion Education in the Early Years

    Edited by Tina Hickey, Anne-Marie de Mejía

    Worldwide, more parents are opting for immersion pre-schooling for their children in order to benefit from its linguistic, educational, and cultural benefits. This immersion can be either bilingual or monolingual, aimed at early second language learning, or at language maintenance – offering…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Motivating Writers in Class

    Theory and Interventions

    Edited by Bruce Saddler

    Writing is a very complex process that is difficult to teach, learn, and research. Although many students struggle with writing, composing often presents major challenges for students with disabilities. One area of written expression that presents particular difficulties for students with…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

    A teacher's practical guide

    By Gavin Reid, Gad Elbeheri, John Everatt

    This comprehensive book provides all the information that practitioners need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment is addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention is also a key focus. Looking…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    David Fulton / Nasen

  • Language for Learning in the Primary School

    A practical guide for supporting pupils with language and communication difficulties across the curriculum, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Hayden, Emma Jordan

    Language for Learning in the Primary School is the long awaited second edition of Language for Learning, first published in 2004 and winner of the NASEN/TES Book Award for Teaching and Learning in 2005. This handbook has become an indispensable resource, packed full of practical suggestions on how…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    David Fulton / Nasen

  • Supporting Young Children with Communication Problems

    4th Edition

    Edited by Myra Kersner, Jannet A. Wright

    Now in its fourth edition, formerly published as How to Manage Communication Problems in Young Children, this invaluable guide to understanding and helping children whose speech and/or language is delayed or impaired has been completely revised and updated, and provides readers with: Practical…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Engaging Learners with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

    A resource book for teachers and teaching assistants

    By Barry Carpenter, Jo Egerton, Beverley Cockbill, Tamara Bloom, Jodie Fotheringham, Hollie Rawson, Jane Thistlethwaite

    Children and young people with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD) have co-existing and overlapping conditions which can manifest in complex learning patterns, extreme behaviours and a range of socio-medical needs which are new and unfamiliar to many educators. Their combination…

    Paperback – 2015-02-16

  • Adult Learning Disorders

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Lorraine E. Wolf, Hope E. Schreiber, Jeanette Wasserstein

    Recent advances in neuroimaging and genetics technologies have enhanced our understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders in adults. The authors in this volume not only discuss such advances as they apply to adults with learning disorders, but also address their translation into clinical practice.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Psychology Press

  • Shakespeare’s Heartbeat

    Drama games for children with autism

    By Kelly Hunter

    Children on the autistic spectrum experience varying degrees of difficulties; all of which can be understood as a disassociation of mind and body. Expressing feelings, making eye contact, keeping a steady heartbeat and recognizing faces are all part of the autism dilemma which can be poetically…

    Paperback – 2014-11-11

  • A Practical Guide to Congenital Developmental Disorders and Learning Difficulties

    By Judith P. Hudson

    To give children with congenital developmental conditions that manifest special learning needs and specific disabilities their best chance to succeed, early identification and appropriate interventions and support, is necessary. This text highlights what to look for when there are concerns about a…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08

  • Technology and Students with Special Educational Needs

    New Opportunities and Future Directions

    Edited by Adina Shamir, Malka Margalit

    Heterogeneous classes including students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) are increasingly becoming fixtures of the twenty-first century school. As a result, the question of how to devise more effective, innovative and diverse tools has posed a significant challenge for educators and the…

    Hardback – 2013-10-21

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Barry Carpenter OBE, Carolyn Blackburn, Jo Egerton

    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) have emerged as a major phenomenon within the education, health, criminal justice and social care systems of many countries, with current prevalence figures suggesting that one in a hundred children and young people have FASDs. In this publication, academics…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12

  • Addressing Tensions and Dilemmas in Inclusive Education

    Living with uncertainty

    By Brahm Norwich

    Based on extensive research, Addressing Tensions and Dilemmas in Inclusive Education presents a contemporary and critical analysis of the interaction between different perspectives and positions in the field of inclusive education. Referring to existing attitudes on the education of children and…

    Paperback – 2013-07-03

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