LINGUIST List 10.913

Tue Jun 15 1999

Books: Dyslexia

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  1. Kathryn King, Dyslexia: A Parents & Teachers' Guide, T. Payne & E. Turner

Message 1: Dyslexia: A Parents & Teachers' Guide, T. Payne & E. Turner

Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 12:46:17 +0100
From: Kathryn King <>
Subject: Dyslexia: A Parents & Teachers' Guide, T. Payne & E. Turner

DYSLEXIA: A PARENTS' & TEACHERS' GUIDE by Trevor Payne & Elizabeth

- Written in plain, non-technical English with a minimum of jargon
 - Includes a lay-person's guide to the different theories of teaching
children to read
 - Explains the procedures in statutory assessment or statementing

This book is a handy, practical guide to the educational difficulties
encountered by children experiencing specific learning difficulties
(dyslexia) and how to help them with reading, writing and numeracy.
It is aimed at parents of dyslexic children and non-specialist teachers
who will have these children in their classes. It is written by two
experienced and qualified practitioners.

1. Introduction; 2. Reading; 3. Spelling; 4. Handwriting; 5. Writing;
6. Numeracy; 7. Dyslexia Across the Curriculum; 8. The Code of Practice
for Special Needs; 9. Statements; 10.Provision for Dyslexic Children;
11.The way Forward 
Glossary/ Booklist/ Resources/ Useful address/ Websites/ Index

Trevor Payne (BA, Dip Ed., M.Ed., MSc., AMBDA) is a Senior Education
Officer with responsibility for special education in the new Welsh
county of Flintshire. Trained as an Educational Psychologist, he has
spent virtually his whole career in special education, working
extensively with dyslexic children in primary and secondary schools.
Elizabeth Turner (BA, M.Ed., ATSBDA, AMBDA) is the Specialist Teacher
in charge of the Dyslexia Resource at Hawarden High School in
Flintshire. She is the County Training Provider on Dyslexia and has
extensive \145hands on\146 experience of teaching pupils with specific
learning difficulties at both primary and secondary levels.

Parents\146 and Teachers\146 Guides No.3 (PTG 3) 264pp
Hbk ISBN 1-85359-411-3 pounds 43.00 (USD 44.95 / CAND49.95)
Pbk ISBN 1-85359-410-5 pounds 9.95 (USD16.95 / CAND19.95)

If you are interested in this book, you may also be interested in:
"Parents on Dyslexia" edited by Saskia van der Stoel

What acutally is dyslexia?
The Difficulty of Dyslexia
Being on the Alert
Sailing into a HeadWind
Taking Charge
Not Popular
>From Pillar to Post
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Were We Really so Blind at Primary School?
Any they call that Dyslexic!
Society does not give us our just deserts!

Hbk 1-85359-077-0 pounds 35 USD 69
Pbk 1-85359-076-2 pounds 11.95 USD 24.95

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