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    DescriptionThis practical guide provides basic need-to-know information for parents and professionals and answers frequently asked questions about dyslexia. Using illustrative case studies, Alan M. Hultquist addresses many of the issues surrounding dyslexia, including possible causes and subtypes, means of testing, remediation and the controversial matter of "staying back" to repeat a school year. He identifies possible methods of classroom accommodation for dyslexic students in a range of subject areas. The list of useful resources at the back of the book can be used by parents and professionals to help explain dyslexia to children, and to help them find further information and teaching tools. This complete introductory guide to dyslexia is a must-read for parents of children with dyslexia, especially parents with children who are newly diagnosed, and for all those who work with dyslexic children and their families.


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    Title
    An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan M. Hultquist
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843108337
    ISBN 10: 184310833X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    B&T General Subject: 670
    BIC subject category V2: JNS
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED069000, PSY030000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17280
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 618.92/8553, 618.928553
    LC classification: RJ496.A5 H85 2006
    Thema V1.0: JNS
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    30 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Alan M. Hultquist is a licensed school psychologist with a doctorate in educational psychology.
    Table of contents
    Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Causes of Dyslexia. 3. Phonological Dyslexia. 4. Orthographic Dyslexia. 5. Retrieval Problems (also called "rapid naming" defecits). 6. Deep Dyslexia. 7. Mixed and Other Dyslexias. 8. Other Information about Dyslexia and Dyslexics. 9. Diagnosis and Evaluation. 10. Laws and Remediation. 11. Retention. 12. Other Learning Problems That Can Affect Reading. 13. A Final Word. Appendix I: Professional Organizations. Appendix II: Teaching and Other Resources. Appendix III: Examples of Classroom Accommodations and Modifications for Dyslexic Students. Glossary. Bibliography. About the Author. Index.