Support for Learning Differences in Higher Education: The Essential Practitioners' Manual

Support for Learning Differences in Higher Education: The Essential Practitioners' Manual

by Geraldine Price, Janet Skinner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781858564111
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 10/28/2007
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Geraldine Price is a member of the original DfES working party which set up the practicing certificate and also of the current committee responsible for the regulation of courses. She is Director of an MSc in SpLD at the University of Southampton.

Janet Skinner is Head of the Learning Differences Centre, which provides support for all SpLD students at the University of Southampton.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1) Definitions and Research; 2) Demands Upon Learning in the HE Context; 3) Training and the Specialist Dyslexia Tutor; 4) The Identification Process; 5) Elements of Assessment; 6) The Assessment Process; 7) Writing the Report; 8) Reasonable Adjustments: Recommendations for Support; 9) Supporting Students on Their Courses; 19) Supporting Students’ Written Work; 11) Supporting Subject-Specific Work; 12) Supporting Students on Placements and Fieldwork; 13) Setting Up a Support Service; References; Index.

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