Publisher description for The misunderstood child : understanding and coping with your child's learning disabilities / Larry B. Silver.


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The fully revised and updated must-have resource to help you become a supportive and assertive advocate for your child

In print for more than twenty years, The Misunderstood Child has become the go-to reference guide for families of children with learning disorders. This newly revised edition provides the latest research and new and updated content, including:

• How to identify and address specific disabilities, from dyslexia to sensory integration disorder

• New information on the genetics of learning disorders

• Expanded sections on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

• The most recent neurological discoveries about how the brain functions in children with learning disabilities

• Insights about other neurological disorders common among individuals with learning disabilities, such as anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, anger-control problems, depression, and tic disorders

• Resources, Web sites, and organizations that can aid the treatment process and offer support for both parent and child


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Learning disabled children.
Parent and child.