By Bernice Wong, Deborah L. Butler

This is often the 1st textbook to offer equivalent awareness to the highbrow, conceptual, and functional facets of studying disabilities. Topical insurance is either complete and thorough, and the knowledge provided is up to date.

Provides a balanced specialize in either the conceptual and useful facets of studying disabilities (LD)**The study coated is much extra accomplished and of larger intensity than the other LD textbook**The paintings is detailed in its therapy of such vital components as session abilities and repair supply

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Among reasons for the increases, Singer and Butler (1987) included the desire not to stigmatize children with other labels, the need to reclassify previously labeled mentally retarded students, and the desire to obtain supplementary educational services. When the results of research on assessment are compiled and reviewed, problems in referral and classification surface as exposition as well. These problems are briefly summarized below. A. Problems in Referral There are three problem areas in student referral.

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