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Assessment for Dyslexia and Learning Differences: A Concise Guide for Teachers and Parents

Assessment for Dyslexia and Learning Differences: A Concise Guide for Teachers and Parents (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Reid, Gavin
By Guise, Jennie

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By bridging the gap between schools' and parents' perspective on dyslexia assessment, this pocket guide is the perfect reading material for people working with children and young people with dyslexia.

ISBN 9781785925221
Barcode 9781785925221
Published 15 June 2019 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781785925221
ISBN-10 1785925229
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date 15 June 2019
International Publication Date 21 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Reid, Gavin
By Guise, Jennie
Category Fiction Dealing With Disability & Special Needs
Disability & Illness
Primary / Junior Schools
Teaching Of Children / Adults With Specific Learning Difficulties
Advice On Parenting
Number of Pages 136
Dimensions Width: 137mm
Height: 214mm
Spine: 11mm
Weight 159g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Dyslexia, Learning disabilities - Diagnosis, Reading - Ability testing
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;General/trade;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 371.9144
Catalogue Code 987000

Description of this Book

Filling a hole in the market for an informative and user-friendly guide to the topic, this is a go-to guide for any parent or teacher. Positive, empowering and written to suit an international audience, this guide is essential reading for education professionals and parents of children with dyslexia. It includes practical strategies, useful websites and resources, as well as ways of recognising early on that your child or pupil has dyslexia. The authors, experienced dyslexia consultants, highlight the importance of effective and positive communication between home and school, as well as with the child. Dyslexia Assessment - A Concise Guide is the perfect pocket guide for busy professionals and parents, who will be able to read it one sitting or alternatively dip in and out of it as they please.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This book is the perfect 'one book library' for everything both teachers and parents need to know about Dyslexia and the co-occurring challenges that those with Dyslexia experience. It covers symptoms, assessment tools, strategies and resources. It's comprehensive, up-to-date and highly informative. It may save you a lot of shelf space! -- Angela Smythe, Head of Secondary Learning Support. The British School al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi A treasure trove of information and support. It translates the galaxy of confusing terminology into understanding, helps identify the unique strengths and challenges of each learner, highlights the vital role of parents and teachers in the profiling process, offers vital support strategies and explains the nitty gritty detail of assessments in layman's terms. A 'must have' for anyone dealing with dyslexia and learning differences. -- Jillian Zocher, The Learning Difference Convention
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist with consultancies in Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He lives in Edinburgh, UK and Vancouver, Canada. Jennie Guise is a Practitioner Psychologist with extensive experience of assessing for dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties. She lives in Edinburgh, UK and also works in Europe and the Middle East.

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