Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook / Edition 3

Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook / Edition 3

by Gavin Reid
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470848510

ISBN-13: 9780470848517

Pub. Date: 05/09/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Dyslexia A Practitioner's Handbook Second Edition How can the research in reading help me teach dyslexic children? How can I help dyslexic students learn more effectively? How can I select appropriate resources for the classroom? This comprehensive handbook answers these and many other important questions integrating research and practice in an accessible form. This

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Dyslexia A Practitioner's Handbook Second Edition How can the research in reading help me teach dyslexic children? How can I help dyslexic students learn more effectively? How can I select appropriate resources for the classroom? This comprehensive handbook answers these and many other important questions integrating research and practice in an accessible form. This practical guide will help professionals and parents to make an informed choice in the selection of materials, and provides a choice of strategies for classroom use for teachers. The text*explores and explains research in reading and learning, and promotes the use of learning styles and study skills techniques which enable dyslexic students to acquire some degree of self-sufficiency in learning*examines all aspects of practice, including a wealth of assessment techniques providing an assessment framework which teachers can implement and adapt to accommodate to their own particular teaching context*covers many learning approaches from early education to higher education*includes a review of resources in a special section which describes over a hundred different strategies, resources and books on dyslexia, and comments on how these may be usedThis thoroughly updated and revised edition of Specific Learning Difficulties: Dyslexia will be invaluable for those studying for a recognised qualification in Special Education and Dyslexia, and will help to inform the practice of professionals and parents involved in dyslexia. "Your books are in hot demand from the library." Angie Silbery Shoji, CEO, Specific Learning Disabilities Association, New Zealand "The sections on assessment, programmes, strategies and the review of resourceswill be invaluable to our Learning Support team, by bringing all those together under one cover. In summary, I found the handbook practical, readable, concise and an invaluable resource." Frederika Ritherdon, Principal SEN Officer, Bolton LEA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470848517
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 10.04(h) x 1.19(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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