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Dyslexia in context : research, policy and practice

Author: Gavin Reid; Angela Fawcett; British Dyslexia Association.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Whurr Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights the developments in the area of research, policy and practice. This book provides an overview of developments in dyslexia and includes chapters on the research associated with neurological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Reid; Angela Fawcett; British Dyslexia Association.
ISBN: 1861564260 9781861564269 9780470778012 0470778016
OCLC Number: 55033304
Notes: "Contributions at the BDA conference 'Dyslexia: the dividends from research to policy and practice' at Warwick University in March 2004"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An overview of developments in dyslexia / Gavin Reid, Angela J. Fawcett --
Research --
Dyslexia: the role of the cerebellum / Angela J. Fawcett, Roderick I. Nicolson --
Developing flexible mapping in an inflexible system? / Aryan Van der Leij --
Dyslexia genetics / John Stein --
Brain-based assessment and instructional intervention / Virginia W. Berninger --
The theory and practice of specialist literacy teaching / John Rack --
Dyslexia and English as an additional language (EAL): towards a greater understanding / Linda Siegel, Ian Smythe --
Policy --
United Kingdom policy for inclusion / Lindsay Peer --
Evidence-based reading policy in the US / G. Reid Lyon, Sally E. Shaywitz, Vinita Chhabra, Robert Sweet --
Dyslexia and the workplace --
policy for an inclusive society / David McLaughlin --
Learning disability/dyslexia and employment: a US perspective / Glenn Young, Jane Browning --
Dyslexia --
early identification and early intervention / Margaret Crombie, Deborah Knight, Gavin Reid --
Practice --
The case for dyslexia-friendly schools / Neil MacKay --
Dyslexia-friendly schools--policy and practice / Mike Johnson --
Learning from the science of learning: implications for the classroom / Roderick I. Nicolson, Angela J. Fawcett --
Baseline assessment and the early identification of dyslexia / Geoff Lindsay --
Dyslexic pupils and the key objectives of the National Numeracy Strategy / Anne Henderson, Steve Chinn.
Responsibility: edited by Gavin Reid, Angela J. Fawcett.

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" ... essential reading for parents, teachers, policy makers and researchers." (Dyslexia, July 2006)

 
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