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Title Adult learning disorders : contemporary issues / edited by Lorraine E. Wolf, Hope E. Schreiber, Jeanette Wasserstein
Published New York : Psychology Press, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 529 pages) : illustrations
Series Neuropsychologist's handbook
Neuropsychologist's handbook.
Contents Normal and learning disabled (LD) development of academic skills / Janet Cohen Sherman -- Sex differences in brain development and learning disability / Kathryn Kniele, Ruben C. Gur -- The concept of atypical brain development (ABD) as applied to developmental learning disorders / Jeffrey W. Gilger, Bonnie J. Kaplan -- Developmental dyslexia in adults : implications for studies of its etiology / Elena L. Grigorenko -- Reading fluency in adults / Anne Daniels -- Structural and functional imaging research on language disorders : specific language impairment and autism spectrum disorders / Helen Tager-Flusberg, Kristen A. Lindgren, Maria Mody -- Syndrome of nonverbal learning disabilities in adults / Katherine D. Tsatsanis, Byron P. Rourke -- Disorders of mathematics : implications for adult functioning / Frank Krueger, Jordan Grafman -- Executive functioning and self-regulation in young adults : implications for neurodevelopmental learning disorders / Lorraine E. Wolf, Edith Kaplan -- Comprehensive evaluation of adults with learning disabilities / Robert L. Mapou -- The importance of phonological processing rather than IQ discrepancy in understanding adults with reading disorders / Linda S. Siegel, Ian S. Smythe -- Assessment of written expression in the adult population / Noel Gregg, Chris Coleman, Jennifer Lindstrom -- Coexisting psychiatric disorders in postsecondary students referred for neuropsychological evaluation for learning disorders (LD) or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) / Hope Schreiber -- Making the transition to adulthood for individuals with learning disorders / Celiane Rey-Casserly, Jane Holmes Bernstein -- Accommodations : research to practice / Noel Gregg, Deanna Morgan, Jennifer Lindstrom, Chris Coleman -- Legal issues for adults with learning disabilities in higher education and employment / Allan H. Macurdy, Erika Geetter -- The professional student with a learning disorder : focus on medicine and law / Cheryl Weinstein, Lorraine E. Wolf, Hope Schreiber -- Outcomes in probable nonverbal learning disabled (NLD) adults : a naturalistic study / Jeanette Wasserstein, Nehal P. Vadhan, Katherine Barboza, Gerry A. Stefanatos -- Concluding thoughts / Hope Schreiber, Lorraine E. Wolf, Jeanette Wasserstein
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brain -- Imaging.
Developmental disabilities -- Genetic aspects
Developmental disabilities.
Learning disabilities -- Genetic aspects
Learning disabilities.
Nervous system -- Imaging
Developmental Disabilities -- genetics.
Diagnostic Imaging.
Learning Disabilities -- genetics.
Nervous System.
Form Electronic book
Author Schreiber, Hope E.
Wasserstein, Jeanette.
Wolf, Lorraine E.
ISBN 0203838033