The Misunderstood Child

The Misunderstood Child

Understanding and Coping With your Child's Learning Disabilities

Book - 2006
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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
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2006
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9780307338631
Branch Call Number: 618.9285889 SIL NVD
Alternative Title: Misunderstood child


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