The Essential Practitioners' Manual
- Paperback / softback, 264 pages, 244 mm x 170 mm
- 1 Sep 2007
- Trentham Books Ltd
CONTENTS: Introduction; 1. Definitions and research; 2. Demands upon learning in the HE context; 3. Training and the Specialist Dyslexia Teacher; 4. The identification process; 5. Elements of assessment; 6. The assessment process; 7. Writing the report; 8. Reasonable adjustments: Recommendations for support; 9. Supporting students on their courses; 10. Supporting students' written work; 11. Supporting subject-specific work; 12. Supporting students on placement and fieldwork; 13. Setting up a support service; References; Index.
"This comprehensive and thoughtful text combines theory with a critical consideration of practical strategies to make an authoritative and informative source of information that will be useful to a range of learning support professionals in higher education both within and outside the UK."
"The book is thorough and readable, and covers all the expected ground - from definitions of terms through the assessment of learners and diagnosis of specific learning difficulties to the provision of support to dyslexic students in a variety of contexts."