Language-Based Learning Disabilities

105 pages, soft cover

Landmark’s Language-Based Teaching Series provides the essential information and practical classroom resources that educators need to build students’ language and literacy skills. Each book provides concise explanations, mini-case studies, and online access to customizable materials for classroom use.

What you’ll find in Language-Based Learning Disabilities:

  • Chapters organized in to “What to Know” and “What to Do” sections
  • Concise information about LBLD and its impact on academic proficiency
  • Student questionnaires and teacher checklists that help identify language and literacy challenges
  • Overview of the four areas of language and linguistic development
  • Models of language diagnostics to help target instruction
  • Overviews of commonly co-occurring difficulties including issues with attention and executive function, motor skills, and social/emotional difficulty
  • An approach to success-based learning
  • Suggestions for further reading

This book also includes a link to download the templates that can be found throughout the text.

This is the required text for the “Language-Based Learning Disabilities: Strategies for Success” online course.

View Table of Contents Read an Excerpt 10 Ways to Facilitate Success Reading Difficulty Checklist

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About the Author

Patricia W. Newhall

Patricia W. Newhall, M.A., M.S.Ed., is the former associate director of the Landmark School Outreach Program. A teacher of literature, writing, and study skills since 1987, she has taught at the middle school, high school, college and post-graduate levels, and has worked in public and independent schools. In her publications, lectures, and graduate courses, she shares research about learning disabilities and differences, and the teaching strategies essential to building the skills and confidence of struggling learners. Newhall’s books include Executive Function: Foundations for Learning and Teaching; Language-Based Learning Disabilities; Study Skills: Research-Based Teaching Strategies; and Teaching Independent Minds.

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