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The Psychology of Dyslexia: A Handbook for Teachers with Case Studies
     

The Psychology of Dyslexia: A Handbook for Teachers with Case Studies

by Michael Thomson
 

The Psychology of Dyslexia: A Handbook for Teachers Second Edition is a superb introduction to the psychology of dyslexia for teachers.

  • New edition of a popular title that introduces the psychology of dyslexia - the most widely diagnosed special need in education - to teachers, teaching assistants and SENCOs
  • Introductory

Overview

The Psychology of Dyslexia: A Handbook for Teachers Second Edition is a superb introduction to the psychology of dyslexia for teachers.

  • New edition of a popular title that introduces the psychology of dyslexia - the most widely diagnosed special need in education - to teachers, teaching assistants and SENCOs
  • Introductory topics include the description and definition of dyslexia, classroom observations, the history of the concept and the current relationship of SEN policy to practice
  • In-depth coverage includes psychometrics, assessment of dyslexia, neuro-psychology, cognitive psychology, phonological development, models of reading and spelling and new research findings
  • Package includes a CD-ROM of real case studies of children with a range of dyslexic and accompanying difficulties

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470699546
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/27/2009
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Michael Thomson is Principal of East Court, an internationally acclaimed specialist school for Dyslexia, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Applied Child Psychology at the University of Kent. He is also an executive editor of Dyslexia, the journal of the British Dyslexia Association, an Associate of the British Psychological Society, a Chartered Educational Psychologist and a Fellow of the International Academy for Research into Learning Difficulties.

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