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The Routledge companion to dyslexia / edited by Gavin Reid ; associate editors, Gad Elbeheri ... [et al.].

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxii, 362 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • ContentsIntroduction to the handbook Part 1 --Research - current and future developments 1 Dyslexia - an overview of recent research 2 Dyslexia and IQ: From Research to Practice 3 Dyslexia and Cognitive Skills 4 Dyslexia and Glue Ear Syndrome5 Visual Stress and Dyslexia Part 2. Dimensions of Dyslexia 6 The Role of Early Identification -- Models from Practice7 The Role of Early Identification -- Models from Research and Practice8 Identification and Assessment of dyslexia and planning for learning9 Extending Literacy Skills -- issues for practice10 Spelling: Development, Assessment and Instruction11 Dyscalculia and Learning Difficulties in Mathematics 12 Phonological Awareness in Reading Disabilities Remediation: Some General Issues13 Alternative and innovative interventions for Dyslexia -- a critical commentaryPart 3. Identifying and Meeting Needs in an Inclusive Context: Inclusion andthe barriers to learning 14 How compatible is the recognition of dyslexia with inclusive education?15 Identifying and overcoming the barriers to learning in an inclusive context 16 Dyslexia in the Secondary School: Improving whole school achievement through dyslexia aware best practice17 School-wide professional development to raise students' literacy levels at Clyde Quay School, Wellington, New Zealand18 Dyslexia -- Overcoming the barriers of transition 19 Overcoming the barriers to literacy: An integrated, contextual workshop approach 20 The implications of students' perspectives on dyslexia for school ImprovementPart 4 Identifying and Meeting Needs in further, higher education and the workplace 21 The Development of Protocols for assessment and intervention at university for students with dyslexia 22 Reading Comprehension Solutions for College Students with Dyslexia in an Era of Technology: An Integrated Approach23 Dyslexia: Meeting the needs of employers and employees in the workplacePart 5 - Diversity, culture and language 24 Dyslexia and foreign language learning25 Reading and Dyslexia in Arabic26 Reading and Reading Disabilities in Spanish and Spanish-English Contexts27 Responsive approaches to literacy learning within cultural contexts.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
"The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia" is a ground-breaking analysis of the whole field of dyslexia by a distinguished team of international contributors and editors, engaged in literacy, inclusion and learning. Their diverse perspectives and wide expertise make this invaluable guide one of the most important additions to the field of dyslexia for over a decade. Dyslexia is without doubt the most high profile and contentious learning difficulty, and it is a topic that has attracted a vast amount of research, opinion, professional schisms, and debate. The Companion provides an invaluable overview of the field of dyslexia with vital and clear emphasis on linking theoretical perspectives with best practice. This accessible text: presents a survey of current and future development in research, with a focus on how research can inform practice; focuses on areas such as neurobiology, phonological processing, literacy acquisition, numeracy and multilingualism; considers assessment and identification, with contributions on early identification, reading, spelling and mathematics; addresses identifying and meeting needs in an inclusive context; discusses inclusion and barriers to learning in a variety of different national contexts; and, includes models of instruction, direct instruction, co-operative learning and cross-curricular learning. "The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia" is a superb resource for anyone interested in the subject, whether in education or related subjects such as psychology or neurology. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, with helpful further reading sections at the end of each entry, it is ideal for those coming to the field of dyslexia for the first time as well as students and practitioners already familiar with the subject.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Reid, Gavin, 1950-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415430784
041543078X
9780415430791
0415430798

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