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"In his book Understanding Dyslexia Denis Lawrence leaves no stone unturned.
This up-to-date book provides a comprehensive account of all aspects of
dyslexia. The author's knowledge, experience and empathy is evident and the
book can be recommended for all who want a simple account of the nature and
consequences of dyslexia."
Professor Maggie Snowling, University of York, UK
"[This book is] a very readable introduction and guide covering theories of
dyslexia and important areas of practical importance to those living with
dyslexia or providing support for them."
J.B.Thomas, Loughborough University, UK
Dyslexia affects at least ten per cent of children and is the most common
special educational need that teachers encounter. However, the characteristics
of dyslexia can mean that it is often confused with other learning difficulties.
Whether you are a teacher or a parent, this easy-to-read book helps you to
understand what is meant by 'dyslexia', providing clear guidance for
identifying the signs and outlining practical strategies for helping and
supporting dyslexic children.
As well as examining current popular definitions of dyslexia, the book offers
a fresh definition, based on current research. Each chapter helps you to
understand the unique challenges faced by dyslexic children in their learning
of literacy skills and shows that the combined efforts of parents and teachers
really can make a difference.
Key features include: Coverage of the most popular methods used in the
assessment of dyslexia Strategies and techniques to help dyslexic children
develop their literacy skills at school and at home A focus on how to enhance
and maintain self-esteem in dyslexic children A look at other specific learning
difficulties that overlap or can be confused with dyslexia Discussion of
society's attitude towards dyslexia and the need for further understanding of
the concept Understanding Dyslexia is valuable reading for trainee and
practising teachers, SENCOs and parents.