Understanding Dyslexia: A Guide For Teachers And Parents: A Guide for Teachers and Parents

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 1 mars 2009 - 163 pages
Dyslexia affects at least ten per cent of children and is the most common special educational need that teachers encounter. However, the characteristics of dyslexia can mean that it is often confused with other learning difficulties.
 

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Introduction
1
Chapter 1 The history of dyslexia
9
Chapter 2 The characteristics of dyslexia
20
Chapter 3 Defining dyslexia
29
Chapter 4 Dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties
41
Chapter 5 Teaching the dyslexic child
50
Chapter 6 The causes of dyslexia
65
Chapter 7 Assessing dyslexia
77
Chapter 10 Maintaining selfesteem in teachers and parents
121
Chapter 11 Societys attitudes towards dyslexia
134
Appendix I
145
Appendix II
146
Appendix III
147
Glossary
148
Bibliography
150
Index
157

Chapter 8 Understanding a psychological report
94
Chapter 9 Selfesteem and the dyslexic child
104
Back cover
164
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Denis Lawrence is an internationally acclaimed Educational and Psychological Consultant. He is an experienced teacher and was the Chief Psychologist with Somerset County Council, UK. Formerly a lecturer in educational psychology at what is now Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, he now divides his time between Australia and England where he conducts a private practice.

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