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Reading Through Colour By Arnold Wilkins

Reading Through Colour

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The use of coloured overlays on text can improve reading in certain individuals, including children. They have been shown to reduce fatigue and increase fluency and can be used with both dyslexic and non--dyslexic children and adults.
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Reading Through Colour: How Coloured Filters Can Reduce Reading Difficulty, Eye Strain, and Headaches by Arnold Wilkins

The use of coloured overlays on text can improve reading in certain individuals, including children. They have been shown to reduce fatigue and increase fluency and can be used with both dyslexic and non--dyslexic children and adults. Reading with Colour provides a review and interpretation of the scientific evidence, gathered over the last decade, along with very practical guidance for teachers and parents about how to use the overlays, who will benefit from their use and how to assess their effectiveness. aeo Unique -- nothing else on this topic aeo Comprehensive -- includes both the scientific evidence in lay terms as well as practical "how to" information aeo Very practical -- includes information on classroom management and the design of typefaces for children

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A"A...wide spectrum of readership has been addressedA...optometrists will welcome this concise bookA...A" (Optician, 13th August, 2004) A"A...I commend it to anyone involved in working with children and adults experiencing difficulties in learning to readA...A" (The Psychology of Education Review, August 04)

About Arnold Wilkins


Arnold Wilkins is the author of Reading Through Colour: How Coloured Filters Can Reduce Reading Difficulty, Eye Strain, and Headaches, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents


About the Author. About this Book. Acknowledgements. Declaration. 1: Prologue -- Sama s story. 2: In the beginning. 3: What is visual stress? 4: Professionals responsible for eye care and vision. 5: The eye and visual pathways. 6: Why we see the world in colour. 7: What are coloured overlays? 8: How do we know that coloured overlays work? 9: An illustrative case history: Davida s story. 10: How to test whether overlays will be helpful. 11: How to test using overlays: a guide for teachers. 12: Overlays and classroom management. 13: Use of computers. 14: Meares--Irlen syndrome and dyslexia. 15: Coloured glasses. 16: Why do coloured overlays and lenses work? 17: Frequently asked questions. 18: Support groups. 19: What the future should bring. 20: An Epilogue from Sama s mother. References. Index.

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GOR003761318
Reading Through Colour: How Coloured Filters Can Reduce Reading Difficulty, Eye Strain, and Headaches by Arnold Wilkins
Arnold Wilkins
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2003-03-21
176
0470851163
9780470851166
N/A
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