Describes various basics needed for an insight into dyslexia and covers description, assessment, diagnosis, parental rights, legislation and the statutory "Statementing" process. This book is illustrated with drawings, diagrams, tables, flowcharts and graphs.
This book is written for concerned parents and teachers. It describes all the basics needed for an insight into dyslexia and covers description, assessment, diagnosis, parental rights, legislation and the statutory "Statementing" process. This second edition has been fully revised, expanded and updated to incorporate latest research findings and modern practices, the Green Paper Meeting Special Educational Needs , the DFES National Literacy Strategy, the new (2002) Code of Practice (Special Educational Needs) together with the latest recommendations of professional bodies and supportive agencies. The book is descriptive and informative. Its aim is to assist, enable and support involved adults in their efforts best to meet the specialised needs of dyslexic children. Any controversial aspect of the subject is described objectively and impartially, both sides of the case being presented without bias. "Dyslexia" is described against the general background of the normal teaching and learning of reading in the mainstream education system. The Second Edition is generously illustrated throughout with drawings, diagrams, tables, flowcharts and graphs, contains an additional chapter, more appendices and an expanded glossary.
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James Doyle is the author of Dyslexia: An Introduction Guide, 2nd Edition, published by Wiley.
Table of Contents
The Measurement of Reading. Reading Difficulties Explained. The influence of Intelligence. The Importance of Mental Age. The Teaching of reading. The Learning of Reading. Dyslexia Examined. The Dyslexic Child. Assessment of The Dyslexic Child. Possible Causes I, Biological Bases. Possible Causes II, Phonological Awareness. Help for The Dyslexic. Advice for parents. Other Issues. Questions. Useful Information. A Brief History of dyslexia. Appendices. Glossary.
Dyslexia: An Introduction Guide by James Doyle
Dyslexia Series (Whurr)
Used - Very Good
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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