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Dyslexia in adults : education and employment

Author: Gavin Reid; Jane Kirk
Publisher: Chichester, UK : John Wiley, 2005, ©2001.
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What is dyslexia and hown is it assessed in adults? What is the most appropriate training for those who work with dyslexic people? This comprehensive guide is for professionals working with adults  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Reid; Jane Kirk
ISBN: 9780471852056 0471852058
OCLC Number: 749005823
Description: xi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: About the Authors. Preface. Education and Employment: Issues for Adults with Dyslexia. Screening, Assessment and Support. Training for Training. Dyslexia and the Workplace. Strategies for Learning. Disaffection, Defiance and Depression. 'The Whole of the Moon'. Speak for Yourself. Reaching Out. Appendix 1: Tests for Dyslexia. Appendix 2: Sample Dyslexia Training Evaluation Form. Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations. Glossary of Terms. References. Index.
Responsibility: Gavin Reid and Jane Kirk.


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"At last a truly valuable resource for all professionals working with adult dyslexics in the learning and work environment, experienced or not...this text is so user-friendly..." (Dyslexia Review. Read more...

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