The Dyslexia Checklist

Author: Sandra F. Rief, M.A.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047042981X
Release Date: 2010-01-12
Genre: Education

Essential advice and resources for helping kids with dyslexia The Dyslexia Checklist is a valuable guide for parents and teachers that can help them better understand children and teenagers with dyslexia and other reading- and language-based disabilities. The book relays the most current research available and is filled with practical strategies, supports, and interventions. Using these tools teachers and parents can accommodate the needs and strengthen the skills of students with reading and writing disabilities across all age levels. The book is presented in a simple, concise, easy-to-read checklist format and is filled with useful advice and information on a wide range of topics. Explains what we now know about dyslexia from decades of research Contains games to strengthen a child's literacy and language skills Provides important information for hooking in reluctant and struggling readers Offers suggestions for enhancing skills in vocabulary, comprehension, composition and written expression, spelling, math, and more The book also provides information on the educational rights of students with dyslexia.

The Dyslexia Checklist

Author: Sandra F. Rief
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470549834
Release Date: 2009-12-15
Genre: Education

Essential advice and resources for helping kids with dyslexia The Dyslexia Checklist is a valuable guide for parents and teachers that can help them better understand children and teenagers with dyslexia and other reading- and language-based disabilities. The book relays the most current research available and is filled with practical strategies, supports, and interventions. Using these tools teachers and parents can accommodate the needs and strengthen the skills of students with reading and writing disabilities across all age levels. The book is presented in a simple, concise, easy-to-read checklist format and is filled with useful advice and information on a wide range of topics. Explains what we now know about dyslexia from decades of research Contains games to strengthen a child's literacy and language skills Provides important information for hooking in reluctant and struggling readers Offers suggestions for enhancing skills in vocabulary, comprehension, composition and written expression, spelling, math, and more The book also provides information on the educational rights of students with dyslexia.

Assessment for Dyslexia and Learning Differences

Author: Gavin Reid
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781784509118
Release Date: 2019-06-21
Genre: Education

Filling a hole in the market for an informative and user-friendly guide to the topic, this is a go-to guide for any parent or teacher. Positive, empowering and written to suit an international audience, this guide is essential reading for education professionals and parents of children with dyslexia and other learning differences. It includes practical strategies, useful websites and resources, as well as ways of recognising early on that your child or pupil has dyslexia. The authors, experienced dyslexia and learning differences consultants, highlight the importance of effective and positive communication between home and school, as well as with the child. Assessment for Dyslexia and Learning Differences is the perfect pocket guide for busy professionals and parents, who will be able to read it one sitting or alternatively dip in and out of it as they please.

The Dyslexia Assessment

Author: Gavin Reid
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472945075
Release Date: 2017-10-05
Genre: Education

The Dyslexia Assessment is a complete assessment tool for investigating reading, writing and spelling difficulties in learners. Written by leading experts Gavin Reid and Jennie Guise, this practical guide aims to clarify the ambiguities and uncertainties that exist around the dyslexia assessment and is applicable to all education sectors, including early years, primary, secondary, further and higher education. The book provides practical and comprehensive guidance on carrying out an assessment for dyslexia through informal and formal strategies, and interpreting and acting on results. It features assessment sheets, including questionnaires, forms and checklists that can be photocopied or downloaded from an accompanying website. The strategies explored focus on the whole learner, taking into consideration social, emotional and motivational factors, as well as the challenges of assessing learners with overlapping conditions or EAL. This practical and invaluable guide will inform and empower all mainstream and specialist teachers, teaching assistants, SENCOs and psychologists to provide the best support possible for learners with reading, writing or spelling difficulties.

Dyslexia in Practice

Author: Janet Townend
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0306462516
Release Date: 2000-09-30
Genre: Education

Representing a full statement of the best practice to be found in the many kinds of intervention that are conducted with dyslexic students, this text addresses some fundamental questions that are seldom asked and much of what the skilled teacher knows and does is covered.

The Dyslexia Screening Survey

Author: Robert E. Valett
Publisher: Fearon Teacher Aids
ISBN: 0822425025
Release Date: 1980-06-01
Genre: Dyslexia

Devised for use by teachers concerned with screening children with reading disabilities for possible special education and for screening primary phonetic-auditory, visual and multisensory processing skills in children who may be dyslectic.

Dyslexia Strategies Supports and Interventions

Author: Sandra Rief
Publisher: NPR Inc.
ISBN: 9781935609162
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Education

This reference guide presents valuable information on dyslexia, as well as practical classroom strategies and accommodations to address areas such as: Phonological Awareness Decoding & Word Recognition Fluency Other important supports include study skills, learning strategies and social/emotional supports. Research-based Tier 2 and 3 interventions for students with dyslexia are also provided. A powerful "desk reference" for every teacher committed to addressing the needs of students with dyslexia in their classrooms.

Supporting Children with Dyslexia

Author: Garry Squires
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1841900850
Release Date: 2003-06-01
Genre: Education

This book focuses on the practical difficulties facing dyslexic pupils every day in the classroom and provides teachers and parents with strategies to support and enable them to access the curriculum with a minimum of fuss and upheaval.

Dyslexia

Author: Glynis Hannell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781843122142
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

Offers an overview of dyslexia, provides practical action plans, and includes classroom strategies and teaching tips on how to get through the major stumbling blocks experienced by students with dyslexia.

Study Skills and Dyslexia in the Secondary School

Author: Marion Griffiths
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136630569
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Education

This book is aimed at those who encounter secondary school students with dyslexia on a daily basis. It takes a practical approach by breaking down the whole process of assessing the issues involved and then suggesting ways for teaching staff and students to implement a suitable program of study skills. It is well structured, clear, useful and written with the needs of busy teachers and students very much in mind. Included are assessment approaches, checklists, photocopiable activities, and suggestions for useful resources. Results from qualitative research are included to provide an additional practical insight into study skills and dyslexia in the secondary school. Theoretical knowledge has been used to underpin and inform practice. Teachers of students with dyslexia who are not specialists should find this a useful guide. It will also be of great use to SENCOs and Teaching Assistants.

Dyslexia in Adults

Author: Gavin Reid
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471852058
Release Date: 2001-02-08
Genre: Education

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 with dyslexia in the learning and working environment. It uses practical definitions and offers advice that can be understood by professionals and employers with little or no previous understanding of dyslexia. Dyslexia in Adults: Education and Employment covers key aspects of learning in adults with dyslexia, including individual profiles, strengths and difficulties, the role of the tutor, course design, assessment and method of teaching, as well as providing a number of support strategies. Case studies highlights the needs of employers and dyslexic adults in the workplace and give examples of good practice. An invaluable text for teachers and practitioners in the field of dyslexia, adults with dyslexia, employers, and educational and occupational psychologists. "Adult dyslexics have long been misunderstood. Their considerable talents have often been unrecognized and unrealized. Fortunately all this is changing. With the help of this new book by Gavin Reid and Jane Kirk many will come to see that dealing with difficulties must be balanced by understanding talents." Thomas G. West, Visualisation Research Institute, US National Dyslexia Researc Foundation, and author of In the Mind's Eye "This book provides factual information for educators, employers and dyslexia adults themselves. The authors tell the truth about the depressing effects of unacknowledged dyslexia, challenging each of us to think in a different way. They send out a clear, strong message: listen to dyslexic people." Joanne Rule, Chief Executive, British Dyslexia Association "In my opinion this authoritative and well-researched account should be recommended reading for anyone giving vocational guidance to clients with dyslexia or helping them deal with employment or training." Tim Edmonds of the Employment Service

How to Detect and Manage Dyslexia

Author: Philomena Ott
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 0435104195
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Dyslexia

A reference book aimed at learning support co-ordinators, specialist and non-specialist teachers, and all others involved in helping students with dyslexia. The book includes: step-by-step explanation of the Special Needs Code of Practice legislation; help with teaching spelling and writing to dyslexic students; advice on study skills and preparation for GCSE examinations; information on the provision made by examination boards for dyslexic students; guidance on how technology can help the dyslexic learner; and help with identifying the early warning signs of dyslexia.

Developmental Assessment of the School Aged Child with Developmental Disabilities

Author: M. S. Thambirajah
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857003259
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Genre: Psychology

Children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems who are referred to mental health services for assessment often have undiagnosed mild learning disabilities, and this guide is written for clinicians involved in making such assessments. It provides full guidance on common developmental disorders and their assessment, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities in the school-aged child. It covers intellectual disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia (mathematical disability), autism spectrum disorders, speech and language impairment, developmental coordination disorder, and emotional and personality development. Each chapter includes an account of normal development, including developmental milestones, an overview of the disorder, and its clinical assessment. This important professional guide will be invaluable for all child health and mental health professionals and trainees, including paediatricians, psychiatrists, mental health workers, clinical psychologists and educational psychologists.

Students and Dyslexia

Author: Barbara Riddick
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: UOM:39015041236400
Release Date: 1997
Genre: College students with disabilities

The discipline of antenna theory has experienced vast technological changes. In response, Constantine Balanis has updated his classic text, Antenna Theory , offering the most recent look at all the necessary topics. New material includes smart antennas and fractal antennas, along with the latest applications in wireless communications. Multimedia material on an accompanying CD presents PowerPoint viewgraphs of lecture notes, interactive review questions, Java animations and applets, and MATLAB features. Like the previous editions, Antenna Theory, Third Edition meets the needs of electrical engineering and physics students at the senior undergraduate and beginning graduate levels, and those of practicing engineers as well. It is a benchmark text for mastering the latest theory in the subject, and for better understanding the technological applications. An Instructor′s Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.