Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia): Challenges and Responses

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1992-11-10
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Drawing on the work of eleven experienced educational psychologists, this book presents a variety of approaches to prevention, identification and intervention and makes practical recommendations for future progress.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Background to the Current Scenep. 1
Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia): Issuesp. 31
Psychological Responses
A Broader Perspectivep. 51
Emotional and Social Factorsp. 64
Cognitive Aspects of Word Recognitionp. 74
Psychoeducational Responses
Psychoeducational Literature: Theory and Identificationp. 89
Intervention and Evaluationp. 112
Support for Pupils with Specific Learning Difficultiesp. 128
Psychomedical Responses
Review of the Neuropsychological Literaturep. 147
Psycho-ophthalmological Literaturep. 160
Psychopharmaceutics and Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)p. 173
Survey Responses
Aims and Structure of the Inquiryp. 183
Local Education Authority Policies and Practicesp. 191
Educational Psychologists' Views and Practicesp. 210
Views of Other Organizations and Individualsp. 223
Examination Board Policies and Practicesp. 255
Key Themes and Recommendationsp. 274
Appendix I Submission Received from the Department of Education and Science (May 1989)p. 278
Appendix II Extract from 'GCSE: Arrangements for Candidates with a Disability'p. 280
Referencesp. 285
Author Indexp. 319
Subject Indexp. 325
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