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Dyslexia, Literacy and Inclusion
Child-centred Perspectives

First Edition


February 2017 | 232 pages | SAGE AdvantEDGE

This book is about raising standards in literacy for children with dyslexia by putting the child at the centre of everything you do, focusing on wellbeing, and recognising the role that adults have to play in ensuring all children reach their potential. Concentrating on children in primary schools and early years settings the book looks at: 

  • Early intervention
  • Pupil voice
  • Working as a team
  • New literacies
  • Child-centred identification, assessment and provision
  • Challenges for the inclusive school.

Suitable for all those working with children with dyslexia this book contains strategies that can be easily adopted to academically and emotionally benefit the children you are working with.

 
SECTION 1: NEW HORIZONS FOR PUPILS WITH DYSLEXIA
 
Chapter 1: Changing experiences in childhood: challenges for the 21st Century, Sean MacBlain
 
Chapter 2: Child-centred literacy pathways: pupils’ perspectives, Louise Long
 
Chapter 3: Meeting the needs of children with dyslexia and developmental literacy difficulties: holistic approaches, Sean MacBlain
 
SECTION 2: BUILDING CAPACITY TO RAISE LITERACY STANDARDS FOR CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA AND DEVELOPMENTAL LITERACY DIFFICULTIES
 
Chapter 4: Child-centred approaches to the identification and assessment of dyslexia and developmental literacy difficulties, Sean MacBlain and Louise Long
 
Chapter 5: Raising literacy standards: perspectives on best practice, Sean MacBlain, Louise Long and Jill Dunn
 
Chapter 6: Advancing inclusive cultures for literacy learning in the mainstream primary school, Louise Long
 
SECTION 3: LITERACY IN CONTEMPORARY SETTINGS
 
Chapter 7: New literacies in the classroom: forging culturally responsive curricula, Jill Dunn
 
Contemporary Challenges: Looking to the Future, Sean MacBlain and Jill Dunn

Sean MacBlain

Sean MacBlain PhD is a distinguished author and academic  whose publications include: MacBlain (Sage, 2021) Children’s Learning in Early Childhood; MacBlain (Sage, 2020) Child Development for Teachers; MacBlain, Dunn and Luke (Sage, 2017) Contemporary Childhood;  Gray and MacBlain (Sage, 2015) Learning Theories in Childhood; MacBlain, Long and Dunn, (Sage, 2015) Dyslexia, Literacy and Inclusion: Child-centred Perspectives;  MacBlain (Sage, 2014) How Children Learn. Sean’s publications are used by students, practitioners and academics throughout the world and have been widely translated including into Chinese and Vietnamese.... More About Author

Louise Long

Louise Long is a senior lecturer in education at Saint Mary’s University College Belfast where she coordinates a number of Masters’ modules in special educational needs and pastoral issues, as well as post-graduate programmes on child development. She is engaged in supervision of M-level research dissertations. Louise is a chartered educational psychologist and has previously worked as an Education and Library Board psychologist, primary school teacher and Further Education lecturer. She has just returned from a seconded post as assistant project manager (research) on a DE-funded project, which aimed to build capacity in literacy and... More About Author

Jill Dunn

Jill Dunn is a senior lecturer in Stranmillis University College, Belfast.  She was a primary school teacher working in Foundation Stage and Key Stage One classrooms before moving into teacher education.   Jill teaches widely across the BEd and PGCE Early Years programmes.  However, her main interests lie in the teaching of literacy in the early years.  Jill has just completed her EdD in 2013 and her dissertation focused on children’s views on using popular culture to teach writing.  She has been involved in a number of funded research projects on literacy and is currently involved in an evaluation of iPads in... More About Author

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