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Dyslexia. A Practitioner's Handbook. Edition No. 3

  • ID: 2221345
  • Book
  • March 2003
  • 438 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This new edition of an extremely successful practitioner's handbookincorporates the many changes in the definition and assessment ofdyslexia and in educational policy (including some new legislation)that have taken place since the second edition was published in1998.

Completely revised and updated throughout, there are also newchapters covering learning styles, secondary school aspects, anddyslexia throughout the lifespan.

Covers recent reports and legislation teachers and policy makersneed to know about

Provides practical material on instruction and teaching

Written by an internationally well-known author
Praise for the Second Edition:

"...I found the handbook practical, readable, concise and aninvaluable resource." Frederika Ritherdon, Principal SEN Officer,Bolton LEA

"Your books are in hot demand from the library". Angie SilberyShoji, CEO, Specific Learning Disabilities Association, New Zealand
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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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Gavin Reid Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh.
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