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Genetics and learning disabilities

Genetics and learning disabilities

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slow learning children.,
  • Learning disabilities.,
  • Genetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Shelly D. Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Shelley D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC4704
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20777328M
    ISBN 100850665736


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Widely published, Dr. Swanson has received research awards from the American Educational Research Association, the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities, and the Council for Learning Disabilities/5(7).

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Genetics and learning disabilities. London: Taylor & Francis, © (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Genetics and learning disabilities.

San Diego, Calif.: College-Hill Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Recent advances in the genetics and neuroscience of learning disorders are translated into clear clinical recommendations on history taking, behavioral observation, evaluation methods, diagnosis, and treatment.

The volume has been updated with DSM-5 formulations and 5/5(3). This book is a landmark in learning disabilities studies, and it lays down solid foundations for future research and practical intervention in the field.

Keywords Lernbehindertes Kind Lernstörung assessment attention cognition diagnosis genetics intervention learning learning disability memory. Extract. Background. Medicine is rapidly becoming molecular medicine, and little escapes the grasp of modern genetics.

Most disorders associated with learning disability have at least a genetic component influencing their expression; in many disorders, disturbances of genetic mechanisms play a pivotal role. by: Genetics and Learning Disabilities. Edited by S.

SMITH. San Diego, Calif.: CollegeHill Press, $ As the title states, this fairly small book focuses on genetic factors involved with learning disabilities, including not only the strengths of genetic analysis but also the limitations. Last month I wrote about seven children's book authors with dyslexia, speaking to my own personal struggles with learning audience's response was huge, and I think I know why.

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The genetic aetiology of learning disability is broad and includes chromosomal abnormalities, copy number variants, single gene, mitochondrial and imprinting disorders.

New genetic technologies are increasing the likelihood that a diagnosis will be made in a child with a learning by: 1. Complex Phenotype of Specific Reading Disabilities. Specific reading disabilities are genetically and phenotypically complex neurobehavioral disorders that affect 5–10% of school-aged children, depending on criteria used to make the diagnosis (Shaywitz et al., b; Katusic et al., ).Although anyone with a developmental disability is likely to have difficulty learning to read, specific Cited by:   In the majority of cases, the men who took part in the study showed no other signs of developmental problems apart from their learning disability, according to a report in Nature : Ian Sample.

Learning about Learning Disabilities, 4e continues to provide equal attention to the intellectual, conceptual, and practical aspects of learning disabilities. The Fourth Edition of this popular title presents 80% new material, keeping the chapters up to date in this fast-moving field.

With new contributors, and 11 new chapters, coverage is both comprehensive and thorough, encompassing the Missing: Genetics. Another common cause of hereditary learning disabilities and mental retardation is fragile X syndrome. This syndrome is a genetic disorder that results in mental deficits, developmental and language delays, and behavioral problems.

As many as 1 in males and 1 in females have this syndrome. In theFile Size: KB. Genetics of Developmental Disabilities is a collection of reviews of common developmental disorders.

It is written for all those interested in understanding the causes and pathogenesis of these disorders as well as those involved in the care of affected patients. Written as a textbook, it contains three main : Michel Vekemans.

Recent decades have witnessed numerous advances in genetics research highlighting the importance of genetic factors as an etiology for developmental disabilities (DDs).

Given the rapid diffusion of advanced genetic tests for diagnosing DDs or determining their etiology, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) commissioned the ECRI Institute–Penn Medicine Evidence-based Practice.

Genetics. •While learning disabilities tend to run in families, their expression differs in the parent and in the child. •Children who lack skills needed for reading, such as hearing the separate sounds of words, often have a parent with a related problem. The field of learning disabilities is considered to have emerged as a separate discipline in with the publication of the book Psychopathology and Education of the Brain-Injured Child by neuropsychiatrist Alfred A.

Strauss and Laura E. Lehtinen. The need to help students with these disabilities was first recognized on the federal level in. Harris, EL: The contribution of twin research to the study of the etiology of reading disability, in Smith, SD, (ed): Genetics and Learning Disabilities.

San Diego, CA, College-Hill Press,pp 3 – Cited by: The following are recommended books for parents and educators on learning disabilities, ADHD, and other issues. This list is by no means exhaustive, but is intended to provide you with a starting point for increasing your knowledge.

The links are to where you can find more information about each book. suggests that a subtle brain dysfunction may actually be what is inherited which in turn causes the learning disability. There are many different theories of learning.

In looking at these different theories, some of them do suggest that learning disabilities can be caused by heredity.

ETIOLOGY OF LEARNING DISABILITIES Biochemical Imbalance: Biochemical disturbances within a child’s body may also be a cause of learning disabilities. It is also suggested that learning disabilities can be caused by the inability of a child’s bloodstream to synthesize a normal amount of vitamins.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is committed to improving It’s necessary to define what a learning disability (LD) is in order to understand how Americans with learning disabilities are functioning today in schools, colleges and between genetics and LD, with documentation of LD.

Genetics of Learning Abilities and Disabilities: Recent Developments from the UK and Possible Directions for Research in China Robert Plomin, Claire M.

Haworth, and Oliver S. Davis Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Cited by: 3. Chapter VII discusses our findings in relation to the three themes of this monograph: the etiological relationship between the normal (learning abilities) and the abnormal (learning disabilities), genetic and environmental contributions to stability and change from 7 to 10 years, and genetic and environmental heterogeneity and homogeneity within and between learning abilities as well as their.

Get this from a library. Genetics of mental retardation: an overview encompassing learning disability and intellectual disability. [Samantha J L Knight;]. ‘Learning disability’ is an umbrella term for lots of different conditions.

It is a brain condition, not a disease, and affects a person’s intellectual ability. A person with a learning disability is likely to find learning skills difficult and have some developmental delays. They may find understanding information and the world around.

Whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing approaches have provided new insights into the genetics of intellectual disability (ID) and are rapidly being introduced as Cited by:   Learning disabilities result from general problems in the brain rather than specific genetic or neurological defects, the British Association Festival of.

L earning disabilities (ld s) refer to a group of heterogeneous disorders which may affect the acquisition, organisation, retention, understanding or use of verbal or nonverbal information.1 The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders introduced a new term, specific learning disorder, as a single diagnosis to describe all of these conditions.2 A specific Cited by: 2.

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() -- The first comprehensive effort to pinpoint the genetic causes of learning disability has narrowed down the genes involved from a potential list. Given a shift in the role of genetics in the context of special education, this commentary outlines advances in our understanding of genetic influences on learning disabilities.

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Here are two of the most common genetic disorders that include learning disabilities. Down's syndrome. A genetic condition caused by the presence of an extra chromosome in the body's cells.

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Learning Disabilities: Towards Inclusion. [Helen Atherton; Debbie Crickmore] -- Learning Disabilities: Toward Inclusion (formerly edited by Bob Gates) is one of the leading textbooks in this field.

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From policy to practice / Michael Brown and Jeanette Rennie Addressing inequalities / Michael Brown and Douglas Paterson Listening nd including people with learning disabilities / Lisa Curtice Integration: Developing quality and standards / Margaret .