Handbook of Learning Disabilities

Second Edition

Edited by H. Lee Swanson, Karen R. Harris, and Steve Graham

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I. Foundations and Current Perspectives

1. Overview of Foundations, Causes, Instruction, and Methodology in the Field of Learning Disabilities, H. Lee Swanson, Karen R. Harris, & Steve Graham

2. A Brief History of the Field of Learning Disabilities, Daniel P. Hallahan, Paige C. Pullen, & Devery Ward

3. Classification and Definition of Learning Disabilities: A Hybrid Model, Jack M. Fletcher, Karla K. Stuebing, Robin D. Morris, & G. Reid Lyon

4. Learning Disabilities and the Law, Cynthia M. Herr & Barbara D. Bateman

5. Linguistically Diverse Students’ Reading Difficulties: Implications for Models of Learning Disabilities Identification and Effective Instruction, Nonie K. Lesaux & Julie Russ Harris

6. Adults with Learning Disabilities: Factors Contributing to Persistence, Noel Gregg

7. From FAPE to FEPE: Toward an Excellent Public Education for Children and Youth with Learning Disabilities, Deborah L. Speece, Kimberly Palombo, & Jamey Burho

8. The State of the Science in Learning Disabilities: Research Impact on the Field from 2001 to 2011, G. Reid Lyon & Beverly Weiser

II. Causes and Behavioral Manifestations

9. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Executive Function, and Reading Comprehension: Different but Related, Martha B. Denckla, Laura A. Barquero, Esther R. Lindström, Sabrina L. Benedict, Lindsay M. Wilson, & Laurie E. Cutting

10. Rapid Automatized Naming and Reading: A Review, George K. Georgiou & Rauno Parrila

11. Basic Cognitive Processes and Reading Disabilities, Linda S. Siegel & Silvia Mazabel

12. Memory Difficulties in Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, H. Lee Swanson & Xinhua Zheng

13. Learning Disabilities in Mathematics: Recent Advances, David C. Geary     

14. Language Processes: Characterization and Prevention of Language-Learning Disabilities, Mary Beth Schmitt, Laura M. Justice, & Jill M. Pentimonti 

15. Social Cognition of Children and Adolescents with Learning Disabilities: Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Perspectives, Michal Al-Yagon & Malka Margalit

16. Behavioral Genetics, Learning Abilities, and Disabilities, Stephen A. Petrill

17. Diagnosing and Treating Specific Learning Disabilities in Reference to the Brain’s Working Memory System, Virginia W. Berninger & H. Lee Swanson

III. Domain-Specific Instruction/Intervention Research

18. Word Identification Difficulties in Children and Adolescents with Reading Disabilities: Intervention Research Findings, Maureen W. Lovett, Roderick W. Barron, & Jan C. Frijters

19. Developing a New Intervention to Teach Text Structure at the Elementary Level, Joanna P. Williams & Lisa S. Pao

20. Reading Comprehension for Adolescents with Significant Reading Problems, Sharon Vaughn, Elizabeth Swanson, & Michael Solis

21. Instructional Intervention for Students with Mathematics Learning Disabilities, Lynn S. Fuchs, Douglas Fuchs, Robin F. Schumacher, & Pamela M. Seethaler

22. The Writing of Students with Learning Disabilities, Meta-Analysis of SRSD Writing Intervention Studies, and Future Directions: Redux, Steve Graham, Karen R. Harris, & Debra McKeown

23. Classroom Spelling Interventions for Students with Learning Disabilities, T. F. McLaughlin, Kimberly P. Weber, & K. Mark Derby

24. Science and Social Studies Education for Students with Learning Disabilities, Thomas E. Scruggs & Margo A. Mastropieri

25. History Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, Cynthia M. Okolo & Ralph P. Ferretti

IV. General Instructional Models

26. Direct Instruction as Eo nomine and Contronym: Why the Right Words and the Details Matter, Edward J. Kame’enui, Hank Fien, & Jaan Korgesaar

27. Cooperative Learning for Students with Learning Disabilities: Advice and Caution Derived from the Evidence, Rollanda E. O'Connor & Joseph R. Jenkins

28. Data-Based Individualization as a Means of Providing Intensive Instruction to Students with Serious Learning Disorders, Douglas Fuchs, Kristen L. McMaster, Lynn S. Fuchs, & Stephanie Al Otaiba

29. The Sociocultural Model as a Framework in Instructional Intervention Research, Carol Sue Englert & Troy Mariage

30. Technology Applications for Improving Literacy: A Review of Research, Charles A. MacArthur

V. Measurement and Methodology

31. Design for Learning Disabilities Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research, Victor L. Willson & William H. Rupley

32. Single-Case Design Intervention Research: Applications in the Learning Disabilities Field, Thomas R. Kratochwill, Margaret R. Altschaefl, Brittany J. Bice-Urbach, & Jacqueline M. Kawa

33. Meta-Analysis of Research on Children with Learning Disabilities, H. Lee Swanson

34. Making a Hidden Disability Visible: What Has Been Learned from Neurobiological Studies of Dyslexia, Sally E. Shaywitz & Bennett A. Shaywitz

35. “Taking a Handful of World”: Qualitative Research in Learning Disabilities, Brooke Moore, Janette Klingner, & Beth Harry