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Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education and the Workplace

ISBN/ASIN: 9780470974797,9781119945000 | 2012 | English | pdf | 228/228 pages | 2.66 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Supporting Dyslexic Adults provides practical advice in supporting dyslexic adults in education and employment, and guidance on the latest research
Provides an important overview of current research and practice in supporting dyslexic adults in education and employment, deftly combining academic understanding with everyday issuesContent:
Chapter 1 Dyslexia in UK Higher Education and Employment: An Introduction and Overview (pages 1–10): Nicola Brunswick
Chapter 2 Socio–Emotional Aspects of Dyslexia (pages 11–21): Ruth Gwernan?Jones
Chapter 3 How well are Students with Specific Learning Difficulties Prepared for Higher Education? A Case Study of a Pre? 1992 University (pages 22–32): Vikki Anderson and Sue Onens
Chapter 4 Screening for Specific Learning Difficulties in Higher Education (pages 33–42): Sarah Nichols
Chapter 5 The Complex Nature of Dyslexia Support in the Context of Widening Participation (pages 43–50): Vivien Fraser
Chapter 6 Why can't i Learn? Metacognitive Strategy Instruction (pages 51–58): Geraldine Price
Chapter 7 Supporting Higher Education Students who are Dyslexic (pages 59–73): David Pollak
Chapter 8 Dyslexia Support at the Royal College of Art (pages 74–83): Qona Rankin
Chapter 9 Dyslexia, eLearning and eSkills (pages 84–90): E. A. Draffan
Chapter 10 Reading Comprehension in Adult Students with Dyslexia (pages 91–100): Rob Fidler and John Everatt
Chapter 11 Dyslexia Support at University and on Work Placement (pages 101–111): Pauline Sumner
Chapter 12 Preparing for Work (pages 112–122): Fiona White, Richard Mendez and Rosanne Rieley
Chapter 13 Disclosing Dyslexia (pages 123–135): Alan Martin and David McLoughlin
Chapter 14 Self?Disclosure in Adults with Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia (pages 136–148): Paul J. Gerber and Lynda A. Price
Chapter 15 Dyslexia on the Defensive (pages 149–156): Sylvia Moody
Chapter 16 Achieving Success in the Workplace (pages 157–166): Carol Leather and Bernadette Kirwan
Chapter 17 The Knowledge and Skills Required by a Specialist Tutor within the Field of Adult Support (pages 167–176): Margaret Malpas
Chapter 18 Dyslexia and Disability Discrimination (pages 177–184): John Mackenzie
Chapter 19 The Design and Development of the Sylexiad Typeface (pages 185–196): Robert Hillier
Chapter 20 Dyslexia and Creativity (pages 197–206): Morag Kiziewicz

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