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The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia

The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia

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528 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia is a comprehensive overview of a complex field. It is a rich, critical assessment of past and present theory and current research, which also looks to the future. The editors have brought together key figures from the international academic world - both researchers and practitioners - to examine the relationships between theoretical paradigms, research and practice, and to map new areas of research.

Divided into five parts, the book covers:
  • Neurological/genetic perspectives
  • Cognitive and learning perspectives
  • Educational influences
  • Beyond school
  • International perspectives
Gavin Reid et al
Zvia Breznitz
The Origin of Dyslexia: The Asynchrony Phenomenon
Jeffrey W Gilger
Some Special Issues Concerning the Genetics of Dyslexia: Revisiting Multivariate Profiles, Comorbidities, and Genetic Correlations
John Stein
The Neurological Basis Of Dyslexia
Angela J Fawcett and Roderick I Nicolson
Dyslexia and the Cerebellum
Dennis L Molfese et al
Familial Predictors of Dyslexia: Evidence from Preschool Children with and Without Familial Dyslexia Risk
Heikki Lyytinen et al
Early Identification and Prevention of Dyslexia: Results from a Prospective Follow-up Study of Children at Familial Risk for Dyslexia
Frank Manis and Caroline E Bailey
Exploring Heterogeneity in Developmental Dyslexia: A Longitudinal Investigation
Richard K Wagner
Rediscovering Dyslexia: New Approaches for Identification and Classification
Roderick I Nicolson and Angela J Fawcett
Learning, Cognition and Dyslexia
S Helene Deacon, Rauno Parrila and John R Kirby
A Review of the Evidence on Morphological Processing in Dyslexics and Poor Readers: A Strength or Weakness?
William E Tunmer and Keith T Greaney
Reading Intervention Research: An Integrative Framework
R Malatesha Joshi and PG Aaron
Assessment of Literacy Performance Based on the Componential Model of Reading
Linda S Siegel and Orly Lipka
The Definition of Learning Disabilities: Who Is the Individual with Learning Disabilities?
Diane J Sawyer and Stuart Bernstein
Students with Phonological Dyslexia in School-Based Programs: Insights from Tennessee Schools
Patricia F Vadasy and Elizabeth A Sanders
Individual Tutoring for Struggling Readers: Moving Research to Scale with Interventions Implemented by Paraeducators
Mary Coffield et al
Dyslexia Friendly Primary Schools: What Can We Learn from Asking the Pupils?
Gavin Reid and Iva Strnadova
Dyslexia and Learning Styles: Overcoming the Barriers to Learning
Moira Thomson
Dyslexia and Inclusion in the Secondary School - Cross Curricular Perspectives
Robert Burden
Dyslexia and Self-Concept: A Review of Past
Gavin Reid, Shannon Green and Corey Zylstra
Role of Parents
John Everett and Gad Elbeheri
Dyslexia in Different Orthographies: Variability in Transparency
Michael Dal
Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning
Lynda A Price and Paul J Gerber
Adults with Learning Disabilities and Self-Disclosure in Higher Education and Beyond
Gavin Reid, Fil Came and Lynda A Price
Dyslexia: Workplace Issues

'This handbook has been produced to provide the most relevant and recent studies, debates and practices in the field of dyslexia and it includes information from the cutting edge of both research and practice...The style of each chapter varies according to its author; however the overall tone of the book is straightforward and accessible to the non-academic...This is an invaluable book for specialists working in the field of dyslexia and for students working towards specialist qualifications' -
Patoss Bulletin

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter One PDF

Gavin Reid

Dr. Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist with consultancies in Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He was Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, in the Department of Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education in 2007 and 2010.?He is chair of the British Dyslexia Association Accreditation Board and an ambassador for the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre in the UK and is a Consultant/Psychologist for the Centre for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait and the Lighthouse Learning Centre in Cairo. He is also a director of the Red Rose School... More About Author

Angela Fawcett

Frank Manis

Linda Siegel

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