Author(s): Gavin Reid
This revised edition incorporates the many changes in the definition and assessment of dyslexia and in educational policy that have taken place since 1998. Topics covered include learning styles, secondary school aspects and dyslexia throughout the lifespan.
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About the Author. Preface to the Third Edition. Chapter 1. Introduction. SECTION 1. LITERACY. Chapter 2. The Acquisition of Literacy: Reading. Chapter 3. The Acquisition of Literacy: Spelling and Writing. SECTION 2. ASSESSMENT. Chapter 4. Assessment: Criteria and Considerations. Chapter 5. Assessment: Practice. Chapter 6. Process. SECTION 3. TEACHING AND LEARNING. Chapter 7. Teaching Approaches. Chapter 8. Metacognition and Study Skills. Chapter 9. Learning Styles: Assessment and Teaching. SECTION 4. INCLUSION. Chapter 10. Inclusion: Principles and Practices. Chapter 11. Secondary Education: Accessing the Curriculum. Chapter 12. Further and Higher Education and the Workplace. Chapter 13 Multilingualism and Dyslexia. SECTION 5. PERSPECTIVES. Chapter 14. Perspectives. Chapter 15. Comment and Conclusion. Appendix: Further Reading and Resources. References.