Perspectives on Learning Disabilities: Biological, Cognitive, Contextual

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Index
Absher, J. R., 34, 35
Accountability, 206-207
Achievement tests, 70. See alsoTesting
ADD. SeeAuditory Discrimination in Depth Program
ADHD. SeeAttention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder
Adhocracies, 198, 204-207, 212, 214-218, 219(n6)
African Americans, 75, 234, 250, 257
Age, 13-14, 39, 162
Alarcon, M., 7, 11, 14
Algozzine, B., 231, 232-233, 234, 244
Allington, R., 259
Alliteration, 140, 141
Ambrose (Saint), 48
Anderson, Valerie, 149
Arithmetic. SeeMathematics
Ashton, G. C., 41
Assessments, 242-244
Assumptions, xi, 86-87, 99, 125, 148, 165, 166, 167, 231, 232, 233, 236, 237, 239, 242, 243, 244, 253, 254, 256, 257, 258-259, 270 and redefining reading disability, 262(table), 264, 266, 267 See alsounder Special education
Attention, 181, 182,183. See also Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), 16, 70, 74, 161
detection of, 163
Auditory Discrimination in Depth (ADD) Program, 123-124, 125, 127
Augustine (Saint), 48 Australia, 39, 234
Autoimmune disorders. See under Dyslexia
Automaticity, 180, 182-183, 280. See also underReading skills
Bakwin, H., 37
Bandura, A., 241
Behavioral-genetic perspective, 3, 15-19, 22. See alsoEnvironmental perspective; Genetic perspective
Biological perspective, 252. See alsoBrain processes/structure; Dyslexia, biological foundations of; Genetic perspective; Learning disabilities, as intrinsic disorders
Bloom, B. S., 180
Books on tape, 169-170
Bowers, Patricia, 115
Bradley, Lynette, 140-142
Brain processes/structure, vii, 24, 26, 27, 86, 107, 110, 111, 116-118, 119, 278
angular gyrus, 34, 35, 36
areas and cognitive processes, 33-34, 36, 44, 63, 65, 68-69, 75, 116
brain development, 6-7, 45, 46, 60, 61-69, 73, 116, 118
brain injury/abnormality, 31-32, 44, 45, 69, 117, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231-232
Brodmann's Area 37, 34, 36
and comparison of normal/disabled subjects, 33, 35, 36, 61, 65, 68, 116-117
and dyslexia, 31-37, 44
functional studies, 33-37
gyrification process in, 61-62
imaging, 32-33, 60, 63-64(figs.), 69, 111. See alsoMagnetic resonance imaging; Positron-emission tomography
major landmarks in, 62(fig.)

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