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Dyslexia, Speech and Language: A Practitioner's Handbook / Edition 2

Dyslexia, Speech and Language: A Practitioner's Handbook / Edition 2

by Margaret J. Snowling, Joy Stackhouse
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ISBN-13: 9781861564856
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/13/2006
Series: Dyslexia Series (Whurr) Series , #24
Edition description: REV
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.85(d)

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Edited by Margaret Snowling, University of York, UK.

Edited by Joy Stackhouse, University of Sheffield, UK.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.


Chapter 1: Language skills and learning to read: the dyslexiaspectrum (Margaret J. Snowling).

Chapter 2: Speech and spelling difficulties: what to look for(Joy Stackhouse).

Chapter 3: The dyslexic brain (W.A. Lishman).

Chapter 4: The prediction and screening of children’sreading difficulties (Valerie Muter).

Chapter 5: Assessing speech and language skills in theschool-age child (Hilary Gardner).

Chapter 6: Assessing reading and spelling skills (Nata K.Goulandris).

Chapter 7: Assessing children’s reading comprehension(Kate Nation).

Chapter 8: Short-term memory: assessment and intervention(Maggie Vance and Jane E. Mitchell).

Chapter 9: Phonological awareness and reading intervention(Peter J. Hatcher).

Chapter 10: Spelling: challenges and strategies for the dyslexiclearner and the teacher (Claire Jamieson and Sarah Simpson).

Chapter 11: Developing handwriting skills (Jane Taylor).

Chapter 12: Managing the needs of pupils with dyslexia inmainstream classrooms (Janet Hatcher).

Chapter 13: The assessment and management of psychosocialaspects of reading and language impairments (Poppy Nash).

Chapter 14: Supporting language and literacy in the early years:interdisciplinary training (Jannet A. Wright and Janet Wood).

Chapter 15: Current themes and future directions (MaggieSnowling and Joy Stackhouse).


Author index.

Subject index.

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