Based on the ideas of Russian psychologists Lev Vygotsky and Alexander Luria, this book explores methods of preventing or overcoming learning disabilities.
Tatiana V. Akhutina is the head of the Laboratory of Neuropsychology at Lomonosov Moscow State University, and head of the Laboratory of Learning Disabilities at Moscow State University of Psychology and Education. She has published in Russian, English, Spanish, Finnish and German. In 2003 the Journal of Russian and East European Psychology dedicated a special issue to her research on psychology of language and neuropsychology. Natalia M. Pylaeva is neuropsychologist at Lomonosov Moscow State University. She is an author of five books on methods of remediation of learning disabilities (together with T. Akhutina). Her articles and books have been translated into English, Finnish, Slovak and Spanish.