"This textbook does a...thorough job of covering learning disabilities. It is well organized and I feel that the students would enjoy reading this textbook. Current changes and trends in the field are clearly explained in the textbook. The case studies are a definite plus..." Mariann W. Tillery--High Point University"...the authors have done a great job putting current issues and changes in the field of LDintothis textbook." Monica A. Lambert--Appalachian State University Thecharacteristicsof people with learning disabilities. Thecausesof learning disabilities The mostreliable educational interventionsfor students with LD.Students will enjoy reading this clearly written, well-organized text, which strikes a perfect balance between foundational information and practical tools that educators can readily use with students.New! Chapter 3--Eligibilityfocuses on the laws, definitions, identification, and eligibility topics related to learning disabilities.New! Chapter 9--Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder- ADHDNew! Chapter 15--Participation in General Education Classrooms for Students with Learning Disabilitiesconsiders the student with learning disability in the general education classroom, including information about planning for, accommodating, and adapting instruction.New! Case Studies: Shannon and Jamalare introduced in Chapter One and referenced throughout the book. Their stories realistically address questions parents, students, and teachers face, and illustrate how teaching techniques and strategies relate to the needs of a specific child.New! "Focus on--: Do Now Activities"provide quick, easy-to-apply strategies, techniques, and activities for immediate use and reference; great for beginning teachers.The CEC Standards Connection: CEC Knowledge & Skills Overviewsopen each chapter. CEC Knowledge Check Margin Notestie text material to CEC Common Core and Disability-Specific Knowledge and Skills statements. CEC Portfolio-Building Activitiesguide students in documenting the CEC knowledge and skills they've acquired.Hallahan, Daniel P. is the author of 'Learning Disabilities Foundations, Characteristics and Effective Teaching', published 2004 under ISBN 9780205388677 and ISBN 0205388671.