The Learning Tree

The Learning Tree

Overcoming Learning Disabilities From the Ground up

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Baker & Taylor
Using a new approach to learning disabilities, describes how to find the missing developmental steps that interfere with learning and to solve each problem by strengthening particular skills.

Perseus Publishing
The Learning Tree offers a new understanding of learning problems. Rather than looking just at symptoms, this new approach describes how to find the missing developmental steps that cause these symptoms. The best solution to the problem comes from knowing what essential skills to strengthen.Using the metaphor of a tree, Dr. Stanley Greenspan explains that the roots represent how children take in the world through what they hear, see, smell, and touch. The trunk represents thinking skills through which children grow both academically and socially. From these, the branches-children's basic abilities to read, write, do math, and organize their work-develop.

Both parents and early learning professionals will especially welcome the sections on finding and solving learning problems early. With Dr. Greenspan's characteristic wise optimism, this book "raises the ceiling" for all children who learn differently or with difficulty.

The internationally admired author of Engaging Autism shows parents how to get to the roots of learning disabilities and unleash each child’s intellectual potential

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Discusses how to identify and analyze missing developmental steps that can lead to learning problems, utilizing the metaphor of a tree to examine how children perceive the world; grow socially and academically; and develop the ability to read, write, organize their work, perform mathematics, and more.

Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press/Lifelong Books, 2010
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed
ISBN: 9780738212333
Branch Call Number: 371.9043 GRE
Characteristics: 276 p
Additional Contributors: Greenspan, Nancy Thorndike


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Sep 17, 2011

very informative helpful resource for teachers, special educators and parents.Worth reading before implementing an IEP for your student with Learning difficulties.

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