Dyslexia. A Practitioner's Handbook. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 2221345
  • Book
  • 438 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This thoroughly revised edition of the popularDyslexia: A Practitioner′s Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of research and practice in dyslexia. It provides a range of assessment and teaching strategies that can be applied in mainstream primary and secondary schools.

This new edition:

  • reviews new and alternative interventions for dyslexia and international initiatives
  • focuses on inclusion, describing best practice in schools, as well as covering issues relating to multilingualism
  • highlights the challenges presented by individual subject areas of the curriculum, issues for students in further and continuing education and the perspective of parents
  • includes a fully revised annotated bibliography of recently published resources and comments on how they can be used.
This comprehensive handbook will be an invaluable resource for those studying for a recognised qualification in Special Education and Dyslexia, as well as providing an accessible guide for parents, teachers and other professionals.

COMMENTS ON THE SECOND EDITION

′Gavin Reid has the ability to make a complicated subject easily accessible to the reader. ? I recommend this book to everyone undertaking teacher training and to all teachers with pupils struggling with literacy.′ European Journal of Special Needs Education

′This book brings together in a helpful format a great deal of useful information and ideas which will be of value to teachers and others working in this field.′ The Psychologist

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Introduction;

The Acquisition of Literacy –

Reading;

The Acquisition of Literacy –

Spelling and Writing;

Assessment –

Criteria and Considerations;

Assessment –

Practice;

Process;

Teaching Approaches;

Metacognition and Study Skills;

Learning Styles;

Inclusion;

Secondary Education;

Further and Higher Education and the Workplace;

Multilingualism and Dyslexia;

Perspectives;

Comment and Conclusion
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" I cannot begin to list all the useful and interesting information covered in Gavin Reid s book " (
www.family2000.org.uk, 22 April 2003)
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