Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook / Edition 3

Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook / Edition 3

by Gavin Reid
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470848529

ISBN-13: 9780470848524

Pub. Date: 05/09/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This thoroughly revised edition of the popular Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of research and practice in dyslexia. It provides a range of assessment and teaching strategies that can be applied in mainstream primary and secondary schools.

This new edition:

  • reviews new and alternative interventions for

Overview

This thoroughly revised edition of the popular Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of research and practice in dyslexia. It provides a range of assessment and teaching strategies that can be applied in mainstream primary and secondary schools.

This new edition:

  • reviews new and alternative interventions for dyslexia and international initiatives
  • focuses on inclusion, describing best practice in schools, as well as covering issues relating to multilingualism
  • highlights the challenges presented by individual subject areas of the curriculum, issues for students in further and continuing education and the perspective of parents
  • includes a fully revised annotated bibliography of recently published resources and comments on how they can be used.
This comprehensive handbook will be an invaluable resource for those studying for a recognised qualification in Special Education and Dyslexia, as well as providing an accessible guide for parents, teachers and other professionals.

COMMENTS ON THE SECOND EDITION

'Gavin Reid has the ability to make a complicated subject easily accessible to the reader.—I recommend this book to everyone undertaking teacher training and to all teachers with pupils struggling with literacy.' European Journal of Special Needs Education

'This book brings together in a helpful format a great deal of useful information and ideas which will be of value to teachers and others working in this field.' The Psychologist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470848524
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2003
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
Preface to the Third Edition
Chapter 1. Introduction
SECTION 1. LITERACY
Chapter 2. The Acquisition of Literacy: Reading
Chapter 3. The Acquisition of Literacy: Spelling and Writing
SECTION 2. ASSESSMENT
Chapter 4. Assessment: Criteria and Considerations
Chapter 5. Assessment: Practice
Chapter 6. Process
SECTION 3. TEACHING AND LEARNING
Chapter 7. Teaching Approaches
Chapter 8. Metacognition and Study Skills
Chapter 9. Learning Styles: Assessment and Teaching
SECTION 4. INCLUSION
Chapter 10. Inclusion: Principles and Practices
Chapter 11. Secondary Education: Accessing the Curriculum
Chapter 12. Further and Higher Education and the Workplace
Chapter 13 Multilingualism and Dyslexia
SECTION 5. PERSPECTIVES
Chapter 14. Perspectives
Chapter 15. Comment and Conclusion
Appendix: Further Reading and Resources
References.

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