This is an A-to-Z guide to all kinds of learning disabilities. With more than 650 entries, "The A to Z of Learning Disabilities" is a comprehensive guide to all types of learning disabilities, including how they function, how they can be diagnosed, and how they can be treated. Today, learning disabilities are becoming better understood and more commonly diagnosed. This book covers relevant topics ranging from special legislation to educational tools to child development. Entries include: adaptive skills, assistive technology, bipolar disorder, child disintegrative disorder, dioxins, early childhood assessment, fetal alcohol syndrome, Landau-Kleffner Syndrome, nonverbal learning disabilities, spasmodic dysphonia, traumatic brain injury, and Williams Syndrome.