No Easy Answer: The Learning Disabled Child at Home and at School (Paperback)

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Parents and teachers of learning disabled children have tumed to Sally Smith's No Easy Answers for information, advice, and comfort for more than fifteen years.  In this revised, trade paperback edition of the latest information on learning disabilities in a clear, honest, and accessible way. This completely updated edition contains new chapters on Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and on the public laws that guarantee an equal education for learning disabled children.  There is also an entirely new section on learning disabled adults and the laws that protect them. Sally Smith, the parent of a learning disabled child herself, guides parents along every step of the way, from determining if their child is learning disabled to challenging the school system to provide special services.  Drawing on more than twenty-five years of experience at her own nationally acclaimed school, she also offers valuable strategies to teachers who are anxious or discouraged as they struggle with learning disabled students.  Although there are no easy answers, Sally Smith's experience, wealth of information, and sense of humor provide essential support.

About the Author

Sally Smith's infectious energy, humor, and creativity help teachers transform their classrooms into places where every student belongs and learns.

Praise For…

"No Easy Answers  takes the mystery and fear our of dealing with learning disabled children... it holds out hope."--The New York Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780553354508
ISBN-10: 0553354507
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: October 8th, 1998
Pages: 416
Language: English