Supporting Children with Dyslexia

Supporting Children with Dyslexia : Practical Approaches for Teachers and Parents

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Supporting Children with Dyslexia focuses on the practical difficulties facing dyslexic pupils every day in every classroom. It provides teachers and parents with strategies to support dyslexic children and enable them to access the curriculum with a minimum of fuss and upheaval. The pupil's perspective is also considered, with a section devoted to encouraging children to be positive about themselves, develop coping strategies and become independent learners. The emphasis is on encouraging independence while providing just enough support to ensure success.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 105 pages
  • 212.34 x 300 x 6.1mm | 449.06g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Questions Publishing Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • line drawings
  • 1841900850
  • 9781841900858

About Garry Squires

Garry Squires - Senior Practitioner Educational Psychologist. Lecturer, University of Leicester. Director, PhD Educational Psychology, University of Manchester. Sally McKeown - Freelance Educational Consultant working for government agencies and training organizations including Institute of Education.
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Table of contents

Introduction; 1. Definitions and Challenges 2. Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses; 3. Classroom Settings and Supportive Strategies; 4. Using ICT to Help Dyslexic Learners; 5. Organisation and Planning Skills; 6. Dyslexia and Mathematics; 7. Emotional Support; 8. The Parents' Role; 9. Dyslexia and Me; References; Useful Contacts
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