September 1972

Progress in Learning Disabilities: vol 2.

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Edited by Helmer R Myklebust. Price, $13.75. Pp 404. Grune & Stratton Inc, 111 Fifth Ave, New York 10003, 1971.

Am J Dis Child. 1972;124(3):459. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110150157044

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This volume, of interest to the pediatric practitioner and pediatric trainee, explores subjects related to developmental disabilities of learning that will be of interest to several disciplines. It is edited by an author who has contributed much to the field of learning disabilities over the years and it does extend the offerings presented in the first volume of Progress in Learning Disabilities (Myklebust, 1968). It is apparent that the editor has selected for the reader's consideration topics that are of current interest not only to educators but also to related disciplines because of the implications that they have for identification as well as for treatment and/or education.

The chapter on electroencephalography, although difficult to follow in its lengthy detailed review of the literature and not conclusive in its findings (regarding the relationship of the EEG to learning and/or behavioral problems of childhood), nevertheless does offer for consideration some new associations

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