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The Adult Dyslexic: Interventions and Outcomes (Dyslexia) Paperback – 1 Jun 2002

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  • Paperback: 284 pages
  • Publisher: Whurr (1 Jun. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1861560451
  • ISBN-13: 978-1861560452
  • Product Dimensions: 15.3 x 1.8 x 23.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 804,437 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In order to become successful, adults with dyslexia need to be able to take control of their lives. This book aims to promote greater understanding of the nature of dyslexia as it is manifested in the adult years and to describe the skills professionals need if they are to empower dyslexic people through the process of assessment, counselling, teaching and training. Contents include: Developmental dyslexia - aetiology; characteristics in adulthood; Identification - risk factors; interviewing; screening; assessment; Counselling - issues; theoretical approaches; basic skills; advanced skills; Personal development - social skills; communication skills; confidence; self-esteem; Teaching - reading; spelling; writing; numeracy; Tutoring - learning skills; reading strategies; writing techniques; examination and test taking; note taking; metacognition; Training - career development; strategy acquisition; complementary skills; self-assertion; and Advocacy - in education; in the work place; support groups.

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In order to become successful, adults with dyslexia need to be able to take control of their lives. This book aims to promote greater understanding of the nature of dyslexia as it is manifested in the adult years and to describe the skills professionals need if they are to empower dyslexic people through the process of assessment, counselling, teaching and training. Contents: Developmental dyslexia – aetiology; characteristics in adulthood Identification – risk factors; interviewing; screening; assessment Counselling – issues; theoretical approaches; basic skills; advanced skills Personal development – social skills; communication skills; confidence; self–esteem Teaching – reading; spelling; writing; numeracy Tutoring – learning skills; reading strategies; writing techniques; examination and test taking; note taking; metacognition Training – career development; strategy acquisition; complementary skills; self–assertion Advocacy – in education; in the work place; support groups


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