What about Me? | 1st Edition
Strategies for Teaching Misunderstood Learners
AUTHOR: Lee, Christopher M. and Jackson, Rosemary F.
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With Faking It, Christopher Lee and Rosemary Jackson changed the way we view special learners, offering a moving account of Lee's struggle and ultimate triumph over dyslexia. Now, with What About Me?, Lee combines his special insight with Jackson's expertise as a special education trainer to offer specific help to teachers and parents of other misunderstood learners.
What About Me? is a practical yet personal book on how to help special learners grow into self-sufficient, responsible adults who can recognize their strengths and manage their weaknesses. To that end, Lee and Jackson offer specific guidance on:
- what you can do and where you can go if your student has a learning disability
- what it's like to perceive words and numbers differently
- how to help students with learning disabilities become creative writers
- how to maximize memory skills
- how to encourage kinesthetic and tactile learners to thrive in the classroom
- how to recognize, deal with, and honor personal survival skills
- how to help students develop self-advocacy skills
- how assistive technology can help
- where to find more information on learning disabilities and assistive technology.
PUBLICATION DATE: 2/1/2001