Dyslexia: A Parents' and Teachers' Guide

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Multilingual Matters, 1999 - Education - 264 pages
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This book is a handy, practical guide to the educational difficulties encountered by children experiencing specific learning difficulties (dyslexia). It is aimed at parents of dyslexic children and non-specialist teachers who have these children in their classes. It is written by two experienced and qualified practitioners. The authors have aimed to write the book in plain English, with a minimum of jargon and technical language.
 

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Contents

Special Educational Provision 3a A list of the objectives which
3
Reading
17
Spelling
61
Handwriting
76
Writing
100
The Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment
172
Children with Statements
194
Placement The type and name of the schools where
216
Noneducational Provision The provision which the LEA has agreed
224
Provision for Dyslexic Children
226
Glossary
244
Index
261
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Elizabeth Turner is the Specialist Teacher in charge of the Dyslexia Resource at Hawarden High School in Flintshire.

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