Chapters examine the different neuropsychological patterns underlying deficits in math, language, and spelling, and suggest ways to improve learning-disabled children's school performance and social interaction.
Byron P. Rourke is Professor of Psychology and University Professor at the University of Windsor and a member of the faculty of the Child Study Center, School of Medicine, Yale University. Past President of the International Neuropsychological Society and of the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Psychological Association, he is cofounder and coeditor of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, The Clinical Neuropsychologist and Child Neuropsychology and serves on the editorial boards of a number of scientific and professional journals. He was the 1994 recipient of the Canadian Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Practice of Psychology. His authored, coauthored, and edited books include Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Child Neuropsychology Learning Disabilities and Psychosocial Functioning, Neuropsychological Validation of Learning Disability Subtypes Neuropsychological Assessment of Childrens Neuropsychology of Learning Disabilities.