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International Case Studies of Dyslexia
     

International Case Studies of Dyslexia

by Peggy L. Anderson
 

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ISBN-10: 0415884373

ISBN-13: 9780415884372

Pub. Date: 04/27/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Dyslexia is a disability that exists in all countries that have high expectations for literacy. The inability to read in spite of normal intellectual potential represents one of the most puzzling educational challenges for literate societies, regardless of the culture or language. This book examines medical, psychological, educational, and sociological data from

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Dyslexia is a disability that exists in all countries that have high expectations for literacy. The inability to read in spite of normal intellectual potential represents one of the most puzzling educational challenges for literate societies, regardless of the culture or language. This book examines medical, psychological, educational, and sociological data from comprehensive case studies of preteen dyslexic children, in order to profile the disability as it occurs in seventeen different nations. Interviews with the children and their parents reveal how children with dyslexia are identified and treated around the world, and provide a look at various perceptions of dyslexia and its challenges. Researchers and practitioners in education, psychology, and health-related professions will find this case book to be an excellent reference. Parents of children with dyslexia will find the advocacy recommendations helpful.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415884372
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/27/2011
Series:
Routledge Research in Education Series , #56
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Study Peggy L. Anderson and Regine Meier-Hedde 2. Felix, a Case Study of Dyslexia in France Gilles Leloup and Liliane Sprenger-Charolles 3. Hassan, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Egypt Soad A. Shahin 4. Ka-ho, a Case Study of Dyslexia in China Steven S. W. Chu, Kevin K. H. Chung and Fuk-chuen Ho 5. Percy, a Case Study of Dyslexia in India Sunil Karande and Rukhshana F. Sholapurwala 6. Johan, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Sweden Gunnel Ingesson 7. Alon, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Israel Talya Gur and David Share 8. Jacob, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Canada Ronald W. Stringer, Barbara Bobrow and Brenda Linn 9. Christian, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Germany Regine Meier-Hedde 10. Jankó, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Hungary Éva Gyarmathy 11. Xavi, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Spain Rosa Maria González Seijas 12. João, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Brazil Simone Aparecida Capellini, Giseli Donadon Germano, Fabio Henrique Pinheiro, Maria Dalva Lourencetti, Lara Cristina Antunes dos Santos and Niura Aparecida de Moura Ribeiro Padula 13. Yiannis, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Greece Christos Skaloumbakas 14. Taku, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Japan Akira Uno and Jun Yamada 15. Vicente, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Chile Arturo Pinto Guevara 16. Gwyn, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Australia Christina E. van Kraayenoord 17. Valeriy, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Russia Olga Borisovna Inshakova and Maria Arkhipova 18. Jim, a Case Study of Dyslexia in the United States Peggy L. Anderson 19. Cross-Case Analysis and Reflection Peggy L. Anderson and Regine Meier-Hedde. Appendix: Interview Protocol

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