Maria Mody PhD, Elaine R. Silliman PhD's Brain, Behavior, and Learning in Language and Reading PDF

By Maria Mody PhD, Elaine R. Silliman PhD

ISBN-10: 1593858310

ISBN-13: 9781593858315

Grounded in state-of-the-art examine on brain–behavior relationships, this e-book explores how language and analyzing issues develop--and provides intriguing new ways to analyzing and treating them. specialists from a number of disciplines examine how kid's studying trajectories in spoken and written language are formed by means of the dynamic interaction of neurobiological, experiential, and behavioral methods. the amount comprises cutting edge neuroimaging purposes and different state-of-the-science innovations that aid shed new gentle on adolescence problems similar to dyslexia, language impairment, writing disabilities, and autism. Implications for evidence-based prognosis, intervention, and guideline are mentioned. Illustrations contain 5 colour plates. (20100212)

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But we question whether such diagnostic specificity should be the sole goal given the fact that current diagnostic schemes seem partially to have failed to characterize the general population of people with learning disorders. We base this accusation of partial failure on the phenotypic, genetic, and neurological data reviewed in this chapter. We conclude that there is a bigger need and picture here— something beyond defining and redefining categories, while neglecting a much needed holistic approach to the person.

When the term “comorbidity” was transferred into the educational and mental health world, a missing element prevented its accurate application: the precise distinction between symptom and disease (or disorder). When an individual exhibits characteristics of dyslexia, memory problems, and motor skills deficits, it seems an open question whether that child is displaying 16 NEW FRAMEWORKS comorbid unitary disorders or variable manifestations of a single underlying impairment, or several underlying impairments that may or may not be etiologically related.

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