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The Learning Disabilities Trap Harlow G. Unger

The Learning Disabilities Trap

Harlow G. Unger

Published September 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780809230600
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Why do educators seek to label more than one-third of our nations schoolchildren as learning disabled when clearly they are not? This practical, easy-to-use book answers that question and shows parents of school-age children:how to distinguishMoreWhy do educators seek to label more than one-third of our nations schoolchildren as learning disabled when clearly they are not? This practical, easy-to-use book answers that question and shows parents of school-age children:how to distinguish between normal learning differences and true learning disabilitieshow to have your child properly evaluated at the first sign of a learning difficultyhow to help your child convert learning differences into learning advantageshow to select the right school or program for your childhow to stimulate your childs intellectual development from infancy onward to enhance progress in school.All children have learning differences, and what they usually need is good education, not special education. This book shows parents how to give their children the learning tools and support they need. It also includes core curriculum milestones by which parents can evaluate their childrens progress and lists of organizations and schools that can help. Harlow Unger is a former journalist and the author of six books on education, including the three-volume Encyclopedia of American Education, which was cited by Reference Users Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, as one of the best reference books published in 1996. A graduate of Yale University, with an MA from California State University, Unger is the father of one grown son.