WorldCat Identities

Ross, Alan O.

Overview
Works: 26 works in 178 publications in 3 languages and 5,823 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Classification 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Alan O Ross
Psychological disorders of children : a behavioral approach to theory, research, and therapy by Alan O Ross( Book )

35 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and German and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning disability : the unrealized potential by Alan O Ross( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers information about children with learning disabilities and with school-related behavior problems, hoping to guide parents and teachers in their work with such children
Psychological aspects of learning disabilities & reading disorders by Alan O Ross( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and German and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book relates laboratory work on learning disabilities to classroom work with learning-disabled children. Separate chapters discuss the concept of learning disabilities, learning disabilities and research on learning, attention and learning, learning disabilities and the brain-dysfunction hypothesis, hyperactivity and the effects of medication, teaching the learning-disabled child--cognitive methods, teaching the learning-disabled child--behavioral methods, reading and reading disorders. (Aa)
The exceptional child in the family; helping parents of exceptional children by Alan O Ross( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is concerned with the adjustments parents make when an exceptional child is included in the family structure. The dynamics of family interaction are described. The family as a social system is defined, and roles of family members are discussed. Parental attitudes and behaviors are presented as closely related to adjustment of the exceptional child in the family. There are descriptions of some of the common psychological defenses used by parents as they attempt to adjust to a child with a defect. The aim and procedures of counseling parents of exceptional children and the principles and purposes which apply to interviewing parents and establishing an acceptable relationship between counselor and parents are explained. The influence of exceptional children (mentally retarded, sensory defective or physically handicapped, emotionally disturbed and mentally ill, gifted, and adopted) on the family organization is presented. The final sections include a case history, an annotated bibliography of 21 selected guides for parents, and a 159-item reference list. This document is available from grune and stratton, inc., 381 park avenue south, new york 16, new york, for $6.75. (um)
Handbook of treatment of mental disorders in childhood and adolescence( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child behavior therapy : principles, procedures, and empirical basis by Alan O Ross( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practice of clinical child psychology by Alan O Ross( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sense of self : research and theory by Alan O Ross( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personality : the scientific study of complex human behavior by Alan O Ross( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personality : theories and processes by Alan O Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Sonderkind : Problemkinder in ihrer Umgebung by Alan O Ross( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in German and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ego identity and the social order; a psychological analysis of six Indonesians by Alan O Ross( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhaltenstherapie mit Kindern und Jugendlichen : Methoden u. Anwendungsgebiete by Alan O Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behavior disorders of children by Alan O Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integration is a basic cerebral function by Alan O Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exceptional child : a functional approach by Robert McNeil Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional preparation of clinical psychologists : proceedings of the conference on the professional preparation of clinical psychologists meeting at the Center for Continuing Education, Chicago, Illinois, August 27 - September 1, 1965 by Conference on the Professional Preparation of Clinical Psychologists( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagnostic classification of the retarded : intellectual-organic-emotional by Alan O Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Increasing Verbal Communication Skills in Culturally Disadvantaged Pre-School Children. Final Report by Alan O Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After taking base rate measures of verbal behavior, using a specially devised Story Telling Test and selected sub-tests from the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities, 34 children with a mean age of 4-4, attending a year-round Head Start program, were assigned to matched experimental and control groups. The children in the experimental group participated in daily half-hour group sessions for a period of seven weeks during which they were given systematic language training, based on reinforcement principles. The children in the control group continued to participate in the regular Head Start program. Upon conclusion of the training period, all children were re-tested, with the measures used in the pre-test. Significant improvements in scores on the part of the experimental group were found for decrease-in-verb-omission on the Story Telling Test and for the vocal-encoding sub-test of the itpa. Pronounced sex differences were apparent. Girls in both groups showed improvement for decrease-in-verb omission and for vocal-encoding. Among the boys, only those in the experimental group improved; those in the control group showed some decrease in scores. Discussion of results suggests the possibility of a cross-sex effect. (Author/NH)
The relationship of saccadic eye movements to reading disabilities : final report by Alan O Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saccadic (small, rapid, and apparently involuntary) eye movements of 14 children (7- to 12-years-old) with reading difficulties and of 14 normal readers were compared before and after the problem readers underwent a 7-month individual tutoring program. At pretesting the problem readers showed a rate of eye movements that was markedly lower than that of the normal readers whose rate they attained and surpassed or surpassed at completion of the remedial reading program. Results suggested that saccadic eye movements are not involuntary and are susceptible to training for improved reading, attention, and information gathering. (Author/DB)
 
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Alternative Names
Rosenmeyer, Albrecht 1921-

Languages
English (141)

German (21)

Spanish (7)