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Teaching Children with Dyslexia : A Practical Guide - Philomena Ott

Teaching Children with Dyslexia

A Practical Guide

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Published: 1st August 2005
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Teaching Children with Dyslexiais essential reading for any teacher, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator or teaching assistant who wants an insider's account of what dealing successfully with dyslexia entails.Written by one of the most well-regarded practitioners in the field with over 25 years' experience, this book is packed full of photocopiable exercises, activities and recommendations for resources, tests, teaching methods, advice and suggestions for strategies and techniques that are instantly transferable to classroom environments. This essential teaching companion includes chapters on:* how to spot dyslexia* screening and assessment tests* why it does not have to be hell to learn to spell* strategies for success for reluctant writers* meeting the challenge of dyslexia in adolescencePhilomena Ott's reputation for cutting through the jargon means that complex scientific theories and concepts are explained in a palatable and accessible way. She also provides a succinct overview of the most recent research on the nature of dyslexia, as well as ways of dealing with it by using the latest techniques. Written specifically to bolster teachers' confidence and empower them with the key to unlocking literacy problems in their most challenging pupils, this resource book should be on the shelf of every staff room.

'Teaching Children with Dyslexia is essential reading for any teacher, parent, Special Education Needs Coordinator, teaching assistant or student who needs an incisive, up-to-the minute account of the best ways to successfully takle dyslexia and dyspraxia - at home and in the classroom.' - SEN, The Journal for Special Needs

'Would I recommend this book? Yes, if you are new to dyslexia and need background information. Yes, if you want practical suggestions... and yes, if you want to find out more about dyspraxia!' - Dyslexia Review

'An invaluable source of information for all busy teachers and practitioners as well as for parents. It is accessible, practical and pragmatic in recognising the needs of the student as well as the constraints on teacher time and parental concern. An excellent book from an acknowledged expert.' - PATOSS

The really useful guide for parents, teachers and professional when dealing with dyslexia and dyspraxia at home and in pre-school settings
Why good home school partnership promotes better relationships furthering understanding of special educational needs
The really useful guide to dealing with dyslexia and dyspraxia at home and in dyslexia friendly schools and classrooms
Why does learning to read require explicit teaching?
The theory and processes involved in teaching reading suggestions for closing the gaps in reading attainments
Why spelling is often a major stumbling block for dyslexic children and what to do about it
Strategies for success for writers: tricks of the trade and hints galore to lighten the load for dyslexic and dyspraxic writers
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ISBN: 9780415324540
ISBN-10: 0415324548
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 1st August 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 17.55  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1