Chapter 1. Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

  1. Clare Wood,
  2. Karen Littleton and
  3. Kieron Sheehy
  1. Clare Wood,
  2. Kieron Sheehy and
  3. Terri Passenger

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760284.ch1

Developmental Psychology in Action

Developmental Psychology in Action

How to Cite

Wood, C., Littleton, K. and Sheehy, K. (2006) Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties, in Developmental Psychology in Action, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760284.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405116954

Online ISBN: 9780470760284

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Keywords:

  • specific learning difficulty;
  • psychologists;
  • dysgraphia;
  • dyslexia;
  • poor mental arithmetic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Specific Learning Difficulties

  • The Biological Bases of SpLDs

  • Assessment

  • Consequences

  • Intervention

  • Conclusion