Smart Kids With Learning Difficulties: Overcoming Obstacles And Realizing Potential
Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties: Overcoming Obstacles and Realizing Potential
The second edition of Smart Kids With Learning Difficulties is an updated and comprehensive must-read for parents, teachers, counselors, and other support professionals of bright kids who face learning challenges every day. This practical book discusses who these students are; how to identify them; what needs to be implemented; best practices, programs, and services; and specific actions to ensure student success. Along with tools and tips, each chapter includes Key Points, a new feature that will help focus and facilitate next steps, and desired outcomes and follow-up for parents and teachers. The new edition includes a look at current definitions of twice-exceptional students, updated research findings and identification methods, a detailed description of the laws and policies impacting this population, what works and what doesn't work, model schools, Response to Intervention, Understanding by Design, comprehensive assessments, social-emotional principles, and new assistive technology.
Smart Kids With Learning Difficulties was written specifically for parents and teachers working with bright children experiencing difficulties in school, including ADHD and learning disabilities, among others. Throughout the book, one of the major themes is that twice-exceptional students educational needs must be considered...