The latest research findings cover such topics as demographic studies, phonological skills, the use of the British Ability Scales, and sub–types of dyslexia. The material on teaching has been expanded, with particular attention given to phonics and word analysis skills, essay planning and writing, the use of computers and word processing and evaluating teaching programmes.
Barriers to Learning.
The Concept of developmental Dyslexia.
Emotional Correlates of Dyslexia.
Subtypes of Dyslexia.
Offical Attitudes to Dyslexia in The UK.
Dyslexia as a Phenomenon of Written Language.
Some Features of Written Language.
Models of The Written Language Process.
Reading and spelling Behaviour.
Written Language and Dyslexia – a Synthesis.
Assessment, "background" Factors.
Assessment of Intelligence.
Motor and Memory Skills.
Remediation – Evaluations and Assessment.
The Relationship Between Assessment and Remediation.
Remediation – Principles and techniques.
General Principles of Remediation.
Structured Written Language programmes.
Matching Task to Learner.
The Older Dyslexic.
Computer–assisted Learning and word Processing.
Role of The Parent in Remediation.