100+ Ideas for Supporting Children with Dyslexia

100+ Ideas for Supporting Children with Dyslexia

by Gavin Reid, Shannon Green

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ISBN-13: 9781441130938
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 08/18/2011
Series: Continuum One Hundreds
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 184
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

A teacher and university lecturer for many years, Dr Gavin Reid is an Educational Psychologist in Vancouver, Canada, a consultant with the Center for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait, and a Director of the Red Rose School for Children with Dyslexia in Lancashire, UK. He is a prolific author, international consultant and trainer and has held seminars on effective learning in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Shannon Green is an Orton-Gillingham (OG) Trainer for the Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Tutors (CATT) in British Columbia (BC), Canada and the OG trainer for the Centre for Child Evaluation and Training (CCET) in Kuwait. Shannon is the co-founder of a Learning Center in BC, Canada, and co-author of three books on dyslexia and ideas for learning.
Dr Gavin Reid is an international Educational Psychologist with over 25 years' experience in assessment and in the field of dyslexia. Previously a classroom teacher and university lecturer, he has written a number of Masters courses on dyslexia, including modules on assessment. He is widely published in the field of dyslexia and learning, and currently lectures worldwide. He has regular assessment consultancies in seven countries. Dr Reid is Chair of the British Dyslexia Association, and has sat on government panels on assessment and dyslexia. He feels there is a real need for a practical book such as this, and he and Dr Guise welcome the opportunity to produce this book.
Shannon Green works full-time in learning support and is dedicated to supporting students achieve their academic potential. She also continues to teach online courses on dyslexia.

Table of Contents

Section 1. Teaching Strategies\Section 2. Reading\Section 3. Reading Comprehension\Section 4. Spelling\Section 5. Creative Writing\Section 6. Learning Strategies\Section 7. Planning for Learning\Section 8. Differentiation\Section 9. Memory\Section 10. Teaching Dyslexic Children -Get it Right\Section 11. Number Work/ Maths\Section 12. Dyslexia Across the Curriculum\Appendix: a Note on Dyslexia

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