Current Clinical Psychiatry

The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities

Assessing Learning Needs of Children and Adolescents

Editors: Wilson, H. Kent, Braaten, Ellen B. (Eds.)

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  • Written by experts in the field
  • Review of common assessment measures that are used to assess for the disorder 
  • Use of one or more case studies with assessment results
  • Review of best-practices for intervention at school including specific educational programs, classroom and testing accommodations, and behavioral interventions
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This book connects experts in the field of child assessment to provide child psychiatrists with knowledge in evaluation and educational programming. The book provides a review of the latest science behind: common learning disabilities, including etiology and guidelines for assessment/diagnosis; neurodevelopmental disorders, like learning disabilities, ADHD; psychiatric disorders in childhood such as mood and anxiety disorders; and impact learning and development protocols.  The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities evaluates the interventions that are effective in addressing these learning challenges in the context of multiple factors in a way that no other current text does. Special topics such as special education law and managing the needs of transitional age youth allow psychiatrists to support their patients’ and their families as they navigate the system. By offering a better understanding the learning needs of their patients, this texts gives readers the tools to consult with families and educators regarding how to address the learning needs of their patients at school and in other settings.  
The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities is a vital took for child psychiatrists, students, assessment professionals, and other professionals studying or working with children suffering from learning disabilities.

About the authors

H. Kent Wilson, Ph.D. Instructor, Harvard Medical SchoolPsychologistLearning and Emotional Assessment Program Massachusetts General Hospital
Ellen B. Braaten, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorHarvard Medical SchoolDirectorLearning and Emotional Assessment Program Massachusetts General HospitalAssociate Director Clay Center for Young and Healthy Minds

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-98641-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Learning Disabilities
Book Subtitle
Assessing Learning Needs of Children and Adolescents
Editors
  • H. Kent Wilson
  • Ellen B. Braaten
Series Title
Current Clinical Psychiatry
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-98643-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-98643-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-98641-8
Series ISSN
2626-241X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 267
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations
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