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The Psychology of Dyslexia: A Handbook for Teachers with Case Studies, 2nd Edition

The Psychology of Dyslexia: A Handbook for Teachers with Case Studies, 2nd Edition

Michael Thomson

ISBN: 978-0-470-74096-5

Apr 2009

250 pages

In Stock

$112.95

Description

The Psychology of Dyslexia: A Handbook for Teachers Second Edition is a superb introduction to the psychology of dyslexia for teachers.
  • New edition of a popular title that introduces the psychology of dyslexia - the most widely diagnosed special need in education - to teachers, teaching assistants and SENCOs
  • Introductory topics include the description and definition of dyslexia, classroom observations, the history of the concept and the current relationship of SEN policy to practice
  • In-depth coverage includes psychometrics, assessment of dyslexia, neuro-psychology, cognitive psychology, phonological development, models of reading and spelling and new research findings
  • Package includes a CD-ROM of real case studies of children with a range of dyslexic and accompanying difficulties

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Chapter 1 The Nature of Dyslexia.

Chapter 2 Basic Psychometrics and Assessment.

Chapter 3 Assessing the Dyslexic Child.

Chapter 4 Definition and Discrepancies.

Chapter 5 Basic Neuropsychology.

Chapter 6 Neuropsychology of Dyslexia.

Chapter 7 Models of Reading and Spelling.

Chapter 8 Models of Memory.

Chapter 9 Phonological and Memory Deficits in Dyslexia.

Chapter 10 The Social Psychology of Dyslexia.

References.

Index.