The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia

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Overview

The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia is a comprehensive overview of a complex field. It is a rich, critical assessment of past and present theory and current research, which also looks to the future. The editors have brought together key figures from the international academic world - both researchers and practitioners - to examine the relationships between theoretical paradigms, research and practice, and to map new areas of research.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412945134
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/19/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Gavin Reid is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Edinburgh; he is an experienced teacher, successful author and regular conference presenter.

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Gavin Reid et al
PART ONE: NEUROLOGICAL/ GENETIC PERSPECTIVES
The Origin of Dyslexia: The Asynchrony Phenomenon - Zvia Breznitz
Some Special Issues Concerning the Genetics of Dyslexia: Revisiting Multivariate Profiles, Comorbidities, and Genetic Correlations - Jeffrey W Gilger
The Neurological Basis Of Dyslexia - John Stein
Dyslexia and the Cerebellum - Angela J Fawcett and Roderick I Nicolson
Familial Predictors of Dyslexia: Evidence from Preschool Children with and Without Familial Dyslexia Risk - Dennis L Molfese et al
Early Identification and Prevention of Dyslexia: Results from a Prospective Follow-up Study of Children at Familial Risk for Dyslexia - Heikki Lyytinen et al
PART TWO: COGNITIVE AND LEARNING PERSPECTIVES
Exploring Heterogeneity in Developmental Dyslexia: A Longitudinal Investigation - Frank Manis and Caroline E Bailey
Rediscovering Dyslexia: New Approaches for Identification and Classification - Richard K Wagner
Learning, Cognition and Dyslexia - Roderick I Nicolson and Angela J Fawcett
A Review of the Evidence on Morphological Processing in Dyslexics and Poor Readers: A Strength or Weakness? - S Helene Deacon, Rauno Parrila and John R Kirby
PART THREE: EDUCATIONAL INFLUENCES
Reading Intervention Research: An Integrative Framework - William E Tunmer and Keith T Greaney
Assessment of Literacy Performance Based on the Componential Model of Reading - R Malatesha Joshi and PG Aaron
The Definition of Learning Disabilities: Who Is the Individual with Learning Disabilities? - Linda S Siegel and Orly Lipka
Students with Phonological Dyslexia in School-Based Programs: Insights from Tennessee Schools - Diane J Sawyer and Stuart Bernstein
Individual Tutoring for Struggling Readers: Moving Research to Scale with Interventions Implemented by Paraeducators - Patricia F Vadasy and Elizabeth A Sanders
Dyslexia Friendly Primary Schools: What Can We Learn from Asking the Pupils? - Mary Coffield et al
Dyslexia and Learning Styles: Overcoming the Barriers to Learning - Gavin Reid and Iva Strnadova
Dyslexia and Inclusion in the Secondary School - Cross Curricular Perspectives - Moira Thomson
Dyslexia and Self-Concept: A Review of Past - Robert Burden
Role of Parents - Gavin Reid, Shannon Green and Corey Zylstra
PART FOUR: DYSLEXIA AND DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Dyslexia in Different Orthographies: Variability in Transparency - John Everett and Gad Elbeheri
Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning - Michael Dal
PART FIVE: BEYOND SCHOOL
Adults with Learning Disabilities and Self-Disclosure in Higher Education and Beyond - Lynda A Price and Paul J Gerber
Dyslexia: Workplace Issues - Gavin Reid, Fil Came and Lynda A Price

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