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Emotional Disorders and Learning Disabilities in the Elementary Classroom
A unique first look at the interactions between emotional disorders and learning disabilities in elementary students
This unique book focuses on the interaction between learning disabilities and emotional disorders, fostering an understanding of how learning problems affect emotional well-being and vice-versa. Beginning with an overview of common learning disabilities and emotional problems, and continuing with a specific list of classroom interactions and interventions, Jean Cheng Gorman provides research-based, classroom-tested, practical insights that teachers can integrate into their daily routines.
It's a resource and a practical classroom guide for all elementary school teachers who are presented with the challenges of addressing the academic, emotional, and social needs of children with learning disabilities and emotional problems.
- Grade Level: PreK-12
- ISBN: 9780761976202
- Published By: Corwin
- Year: 2001
- Page Count: 160
- Publication date: March 30, 2001
- Learning disorders are associated with emotional problems
- Emotional problems can hide learning disabilities
- Learning disorders can exacerbate emotional conditions
- Emotional problems can intensify learning disabilities
- Emotional health enhances learning .
Table of Contents
About the Author
Part I: Overview of Learning Disabilities and Emotional Disorders
1. Common Learning Disabilities
2. Common Social, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Part II: Classroom Interactions and Interventions
3. Learning Disorders Are Associated with Emotional Problems
4. Emotional Problems Can Hide Learning Disabilities
5. Learning Disabilities Can Exacerbate Emotional Conditions
6. Emotional Problems Can Intensify Learning Disorders
7. Emotional Health Enhances Learning
Resource A: Additional Resources
Resource B: Annotated Bibliography of Children's Books and Materials
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Up-to-date and well-organized. Examples and suggested interventions are very teacher friendly!James McLeskey, Professor and Chair
Dept. of Special Education, University of Florida