The International Book of Dyslexia: A Guide to Practice and Resources

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Are difficulties in dyslexia the same the world over? What can we learn from resources and practice in different countries? In this book, individuals, institutions and organisations have been gathered from around the world to report on the policies, resources and training for people with dyslexia and those who work with them. Over 50 countries are included in this guide, together with details of dyslexia associations and resources. This unique collection offers a wealth of information to parents, teachers and ...

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Overview

Are difficulties in dyslexia the same the world over? What can we learn from resources and practice in different countries? In this book, individuals, institutions and organisations have been gathered from around the world to report on the policies, resources and training for people with dyslexia and those who work with them. Over 50 countries are included in this guide, together with details of dyslexia associations and resources. This unique collection offers a wealth of information to parents, teachers and individuals who are seeking support. It also will be of interest to researchers, practitioners and policy makers. This book is also available as an electronic supplement to The International Book of Dyslexia: A Cross-Language Comparison and Practice Guide which is available from your bookshop or from John Wiley & Sons Ltd ISBN 0471498416 The complete volume is an extensive and wide-ranging guide to both dyslexia research and practice around the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471496465
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/22/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.65 (w) x 9.76 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Dyslexia – different contexts, same problems (Ian Smythe and Robin Salter).

Dyslexia in Argentina (Maria Jose Quintana).

Dyslexia in Australia (Paul Whiting).

Dyslexia in Austria (Maria Götzinger-Hiebner and Michael Kalmár).

Dyslexia in Bahrain (Haya Al-Mannai).

Dyslexia in Belgium (Elena Grammaticos and Anny Cooreman).

Dyslexia in Brasil (Ian Smythe).

Dyslexia in Bulgaria (Vanya Matanova).

Dyslexia in Canada (Linda S. Siegel).

Dyslexia in the Caribbean (Rosey Palmer).

Dyslexia in Catalonia (Dolors Juanola, Neus Buisán and Mercè Gonzàlez).

Dyslexia in Chile (Luis Bravo-Valdivieso).

Dyslexia in China (Xiangzhi Meng and Xiaolin Zhou).

Dyslexia in Croatia (Nada Lovric).

Dyslexia in Cyprus (Costas Apostolides).

Dyslexia in the Czech Republic (Olga Zelinkova).

Dyslexia in Denmark(Birgit Dilling Jandorf, Dorthe Haven and Helen Nielsen).

Dyslexia in Egypt (Gad Elbeheri).

Dyslexia in England (Carol Orton).

Dyslexia in Finland (Heikkin Lyytinen, Mikko Aro, Leena Holopainen).

Dyslexia in France (Myriam Risser).

Dyslexia in Germany (Christiane Löwe and Gerd Schulte-Körne).

Dyslexia in Greece (Maria Sp. Mazi, Styliani Nenopolou and John Everatt).

Dyslexia in Hong Kong (Suk han Lee).

Dyslexia in Hungary (Eva Gyarmathy amd Emoke Vassne Kovacs).

Dyslexia in India (Philip John, Susan K. George and Anu B. Mampilli).

Dyslexia in Iran (L. G. Tehrani).

Dyslexia in Ireland (Anne Hughes).

Dyslexia in Israel (G. Malka Lipkin and Harry J. Lipkin).

Dyslexia in Italy (Giacomo Stella).

Dyslexia in Japan (Eiko Todo).

Dyslexia in Jordan (Radi Waqfi).

Dyslexia in Kenya (William Eric Ferguson).

Dyslexia in Luxembourg (Lucien Bertrand).

Dyslexia in Malaysia (Caroline Gomez).

Dyslexia in Malta (Christine Firman).

Dyslexia in Namibia (Kuzuvire Veii).

Dyslexia in the Netherlands (Kees P van den Bos).

Dyslexia in New Zealand (James Hawkins).

Dyslexia in North Cyprus (Ersin Öztoycan and Catherine Martin).

Dyslexia in Norway (Berit Bogetvedt).

Dyslexia in the Phillipines (Dina Ocampo).

Dyslexia in Poland (Marta Bogdanowicz).

Dyslexia in Russia (Tatiana Boldyreva and Olga B. Inshakova).

Dyslexia in Scotland ( Elizabeth J. Reilly).

Dyslexia in Singapore (J. S. Daruwalla).

Dyslexia in South Africa (Catherine Hattingh).

Dyslexia in Sweden (Bodil Andersson).

 Dyslexia in Switzerland (Susanne Bertschinger).

Dyslexia in Taiwan (Wei-Pai Blanche Lue).

Dyslexia in Thailand (Jareeluk Jiraviboon).

Dyslexia in Tobago (Helen Sunderland).

Dyslexia in USA (Jane Browning).

Dyslexia in Wales (Ann Cooke).

Welsh Dyslexia Project/Prosiect Dyslecsia Cymru (Michael Davies and Ian Smythe).

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