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Overcoming Underachieving

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Table of Contents

LEARNING PROBLEMS AND YOUR CHILD. The Building Blocks of Learning. Assessing Your Child's Learning Skills. FOUNDATIONAL BLOCKS: THE LEARNING SUPPORT SYSTEM. Attention and Impulse Control. Emotions and Behavior. Self-Esteem. The Learning Environment at School and at Home. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF LEARNING. Your Child's Motor Skills. The Mechanics of Reading and Spelling. Reading Comprehension and Writing. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. Math Problem Solving. Conclusion: Final Words for the Journey. Appendices. Notes. Index.

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Sam Goldstein, PhD, is a member of the faculty at the University of Utah and a nationally recognized expert in child development. He has published eight previous books as well as numerous scientific articles and videos. His books for parents include Hyperactivity: Why Won't My Child Pay Attention? and Lonely, Sad and Angry: A Parent's Guide to Depression in Children and Adolescents. Nancy Mather, PhD, is Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she teaches courses in the diagnosis and instruction of children with learning problems. She has authored three previous books and numerous educational articles

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