Dyslexia at College
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Dyslexia at College by Professor T. R. Miles
Book DescriptionThis fully updated third edition contains practical and useful advice that will be invaluable for students with dyslexia, their parents and all of those involved in teaching and supporting them in their studies. Including the latest research into dyslexia, changes in legislation and information technology and the real-life experiences of six former Bangor students this book will: * guide students through the process of applying for university, suggesting strategies for general organisation and for particular aspects of study * outline how to get the best personally and academically from higher education * give practical advice on setting up and using support facilities (both human and technological) * be an accessible text for mainstream lecturers and tutors who need to be aware of the implications of the Disability Discrimination Act. New chapters include 'Dyslexia plus', giving information on dyspraxia, attention disorders, Asperger's syndrome, and the more controversial 'dyscalculia'. 'Out of College and into Work' gives advice for students on the challenges they face after graduation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415404174
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor T. R. Miles
Dyslexia at College, Paperback (July 2007)
Contains advice useful for students with dyslexia, their parents and those involved in teaching and supporting them in their studies. This book guides students through the process of applying for university, suggesting strategies for general organisation and for various aspects of study. It gives advice on setting up and using support facilities.
Dyslexia, Paperback (November 1998)
This new edition is a complete re-write of the original book and reports on new areas of research and raises questions about the different forms which dyslexia can take in different languages. The book also looks afresh at assessment, teaching approaches, and counselling.
Help for Dyslexic Children, Paperback (May 1983)» View all books by Professor T. R. Miles
First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Author Biography - Professor T. R. Miles
Tim Miles is Professor Emeritus at the School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor. Liz Du Pre is the Tutor /Coordinator for the Student Service at the Dyslexia Unit, University of Wales, Bangor and a member of The National Bureau for Students with Disabilities and The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education. Dorothy Gilroy was a pioneer in establishing and developing the service for dyslexic students at Bangor and advised many universities on good practice in the field.
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