Teachers and parents will benefit from the research-based practices described in this book. This book will help practitioners and parents alike as it addresses some of the most important issues related to improving outcomes for students with learning disabilities.
Georgios D. Sideridis is an associate professor at the University of Crete and co-editor of Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal. Teresa Allissa Citro is the executive director of Learning Disabilities Worldwide and co-editor of Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal.
Chapter 1 Creating a Positive School Climate for Students with Learning Disabilities: The Power of Mindsets Chapter 2 Preventing Reading Problems: The Application of an Assessment-Driven, Classroom-Based Intervention in Texas Schools Chapter 3 Self-Monitoring to Improve Academic and Behavioral Performance Chapter 4 Naturalistic Language Teaching Procedures for Children at Risk for Language Delays Chapter 5 Promoting Self-Efficacy and Academic Competency: Instructional Implications for Struggling Secondary Learners Chapter 6 Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies: An Effective Intervention for Young Readers Chapter 7 Curriculum-Based Measurement: Using Progress Monitoring to Influence Instruction Chapter 8 Providing Intervention to Infants and Toddlers through Family-Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGRBI): Implications for Learning Disabilities Chapter 9 Goal Orientations, Classroom Goal Structures, and Regulation in Students With and Without Learning Disabilities: Should We Alter Student's Motivation, a Classroom's Goal Structure, or Both?