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Dyslexia in Context: Research, Policy and Practice / Edition 1
     

Dyslexia in Context: Research, Policy and Practice / Edition 1

by Gavin Reid, Angela Fawcett
 

ISBN-10: 1861564260

ISBN-13: 9781861564269

Pub. Date: 12/05/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This book highlights the most recent developments in the area of research, policy and practice. All the authors are well known in the field of dyslexia and they will offer significant contributions at the forthcoming BDA conference ' Dyslexia: the dividends from research to policy and practice' to be held at Warwick University in March 2004.

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This book highlights the most recent developments in the area of research, policy and practice. All the authors are well known in the field of dyslexia and they will offer significant contributions at the forthcoming BDA conference ' Dyslexia: the dividends from research to policy and practice' to be held at Warwick University in March 2004.

In addition to the opening chapter, which provides an overview of developments in dyslexia, there are also chapters on the research associated with neurological factors, the cerebellum, genetics and the links between research and practice.

The policy section provides insights into policy developments from Europe, the UK and the United States, as well as polic developments relating to both children and adults. The practice section is comprehensive with chapters on multilingualism, the range of specific learning difficulties, ICT, mathematics, the implications for the classroom from the science of learning and the features of dyslexia friendly schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861564269
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/05/2005
Series:
Dyslexia Series (Whurr) Series , #22
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

The Context - Today and Tommorrow, an Overview of Developments.

Insights and Innovations in Dyslexia.

The Role of The Cerebellum.

The Dynamics of Dyslexia.

How to Develop Flexible Mapping in an Inflexible System.

Genetics and Dyslexia.

Brain-based Assessment and Instructional Intervention.

Understanding and Challenging The Constaints in Functional Reading and Writing systems.

Policy for Inclusion on Both Sides of The Atlantic - Dimensions and developments.

Policy for Inclusion in The UK and Usa.

Dyslexia and The workplace - Policy for an Inclusive Society.

Ld/dyslexia and Employment.

A united States Perspective.

Dyslexia - Early Identification and Intervention - UK and Usa.

The Case for Dyslexia Friendly Schools.

Dyslexia Friendly Schools - policy and Practice.

Learning fom The Science of Learning.

Inmplications for the Classroom.

Baseline Assessment and The Early Identification of Dyslexia.

Dyslexic Pupils and The key Objectives of The National Numeracy Strategy.

ICT and Dyslexia, The Co-occurence of Specific Learning Difficulties.

The co-occurence of Specific Learning Difficulties.

Implications for Identification and Assessment.

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