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Perspectives on Learning Disabilities in India: Current Practices and Prospects Editors: K. Thapa, G.M. van der Aalsvoort and J. Pandey Contents Preface Acknowledgement Foreword-J.P. Das 1. Learning Disabilities: Issues and Concerns 1 Komilla Thapa 2. Young-at-risk children: An Educational Challenge or Clinical Group Only? 28 Geerdina M. van der Aalsvoort 3. Learning Disability and Language Learning 59 Prathibha Karanth 4. Developmental Dyslexia: Evidence from Hindi-speaking Children with Dyslexia 89 Ashum Gupta 5. The Marginalized Dalits: Disadvantages in Learning 107 Janak Pandey and S. K. Pant 6. Learning Disability: Challenges in Diagnosis and Assessment 131 Preeti Verma 7. Profiles of Academic Skill Deficits in Indian schools 158 Malavika Kapur 8. Teacher identification of learning problems: Comparisons with other measures Rajani M. Konantambigi and Mamatha Shetty 9. Teachers¿ Perception of Learning Related Problems in School 181 Going Children: A preliminary report Nishi Tripathi and Bhoomika R. Kar 10. A Base-Line Study of Learning Disabilities: Its prevalence, Teacher Awareness, and Classroom Practices Dhananjai Yadav and Vidya Agarwal 11. A theory-driven approach to the diagnosis and remediation of learning problems in children: CAS and PREP Jagruti Sarnath and Sunita Pagedar 12. Scaffolding to Learn: An Attempt 238 Dharmishtha Mehta 13. Detailed Assessment of Specific Learning Disability and 249 Intervention in School Children Monica Mongia, Raja Sadhu and Manju Mehta 14. Identifying Issues and Looking Ahead 261 Geerdina M. van der Aalsvoort About the Editors and Contributors Index
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Learning disabled children -- India.