Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty that affects the ability to read and spell. Affecting about ten per cent of children, it is the special educational need that teachers are most likely to encounter. This lively and interesting book provides advice on the most effective teaching and learning strategies that can be used in the classroom. Highly readable, practical and informative, Gavin Reid's book will prove invaluable for teachers, trainees, SENCOs and teaching assistants.
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