The Sage Handbook of Dyslexia
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Sage Handbook of Dyslexia by Angela Fawcett
Book Description"The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia" is a comprehensive overview of a complex field. It is a rich, critical assessment of past and present theory and current research, which also looks to the future. The editors have brought together key figures from the international academic world - both researchers and practitioners - to examine the relationships between theoretical paradigms, research and practice, and to map new areas of research. The book has 5 main sections: neurological/genetic perspectives; cognitive and learning perspectives; educational influences; beyond school; and international perspectives.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412945134
(246mm x 174mm x 38mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Angela Fawcett
Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain, Paperback (September 2010)
A unique overview of research on dyslexia and an account of the underlying causes at cognitive, brain, and neural system levels that provides a framework for significant progress in the understanding of dyslexia and other related learning disabilities.
Living With Dyslexia, Paperback (August 2009)
Based on interviews with children with dyslexia and their families, this book presents accounts of what dyslexia means for the children themselves and for the people around them. It looks at how children were first identified as having dyslexia, the social and emotional difficulties they encountered, and their educational experiences.
Dyslexia in Context, Paperback (March 2004)» View all books by Angela Fawcett
Highlights the developments in the area of research, policy and practice. This book provides an overview of developments in dyslexia and includes chapters on the research associated with neurological factors, the cerebellum, genetics and the links between research and practice.
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Author Biography - Angela Fawcett
Dr. Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist with consultancies in Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He was visiting professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in the Department of Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education in 2007 and 2010. He is an ambassador for the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre in the UK and is also a consultant for the Child Enrichment Medical Centre in Dubai, the Centre for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait and for the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEPE). He is also currently a consultant to the Open University in the UK and co-founder and director of the Red Rose School for children with specific learning difficulties in St. Annes on Sea, Lancashire, UK. He is a visiting educational psychologist to organizations and schools in Switzerland, the UK, Middle East, Asia and Egypt. He was formerly senior lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies (formally dept. of Special Education), Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh from 1991-2007. He has written twenty eight books on learning, motivation and dyslexia and lectured to thousands of professionals and parents in 75 countries. He has also had books published in Polish, Italian, Arabic, Hebrew, French, Chinese and Slovak. He is an experienced teacher with over 10 years experience in the classroom and has held external examiner appointments at 18 universities worldwide for Ph.D and masters courses. His e mail is firstname.lastname@example.org and website www.drgavinreid.com
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