Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook

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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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Overview

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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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"…I cannot begin to list all the useful and interesting information covered in Gavin Reid’s book…" (www.family2000.org.uk, 22 April 2003)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470760406
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/22/2009
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 687,248
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Gavin Reid is a consultant on learning disabilities at the Centre for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait, and an independent educational psychologist in Vancouver, Canada. He is also co-founder and director of the Red Rose School for children with specific learning difficulties, St Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire, UK. He was formally senior lecturer at Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, UK.  
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Table of Contents

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Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Pt. I Literacy 17
Ch. 2 The Acquisition of Literacy: Reading 19
Ch. 3 The Acquisition of Literacy: Spelling and Writing 53
Pt. II Assessment 69
Ch. 4 Assessment: Criteria and Considerations 71
Ch. 5 Assessment: Practice 89
Ch. 6 Assessment: Process 129
Pt. III Teaching and Learning 147
Ch. 7 Teaching Approaches 149
Ch. 8 Learning - Metacognition and Study Skills 189
Ch. 9 Learning Styles: Assessment and Teaching 209
Pt. IV Inclusion 225
Ch. 10 Inclusion: Principles and Practices 227
Ch. 11 Secondary Education: Accessing the Curriculum 245
Ch. 12 Inclusion: Further and Higher Education and the Workplace 265
Ch. 13 Multilingualism and Dyslexia 287
Pt. V Perspectives 303
Ch. 14 Specific Learning Difficulties: Practice, Parents and Practitioner Research 305
Ch. 15 International Perspectives 331
Ch. 16 Comments and Conclusion 343
App.: Further Reading and Resources 347
References 377
Index 409
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