The book discusses:
- the rationale for a structured multi-sensory approach
- the development of phonological, reading, writing and spelling skills
- working with learners who have English as an additional language (EAL)
- lesson structure and lesson-planning
- alphabet and dictionary skills
- memory work and study skills
- teaching the programme to groups
- ideas for working with young children.
Designed to help support any learner, from ages five to 18, with dyslexia or specific learning difficulties, the authors encourage the use of the programme as part of everyday teaching to not only develop literacy but to put dyslexic learners in control of their own learning.
There are tried and tested strategies and activities provided, which the reader can use to support their literacy work. Particularly useful for teachers working with learners who have special educational needs and specifically those with dyslexia, this book contains everything you need to help improve and develop the literacy skills of the learners in your setting.NEW by Kathleen Kelly and Sylvia Phillips!
Assessment of Learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties
Sylvia Phillips, Kathleen Kelly and Liz Symes
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 424
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 232 x 186 x 23 mm
Dr. Gavin Reid, Educational Psychologist, International Consultant and author
'This book provides a very thorough description of the different arguments surrounding issues discussed in each chapter. It is clear and to the point, and is backed up with very helpful examples to support teachers' -
Sue Goff, Dyslexia Advisor, Student Support, University of Chichester
'Dr Gavin Reid's enthusiastic endorsement of this book promises 'a feast of practice offering a prescription for success' and certainly gives the reader high expectations of what follows. The authors are very experienced Programme Leaders in the field of Specific Learning Difficulties and together they have produced a very detailed and comprehensive and structured programme for teaching literacy which does not disappoint' -
'This has proven to be one of the single most valuable and useful publications I have purchased to support my work as a specialist teacher...Since purchasing this, I use it as the sole programme for teaching individuals with dyslexia or dyslexia-type difficulties in my role of a specialist teacher due to the ease of use and clarity it has'
-World of Dyslexia Newsletter