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The Adult Dyslexic: Interventions and Outcomes David McLoughlin

The Adult Dyslexic: Interventions and Outcomes

David McLoughlin

Published August 1st 1997
ISBN : 9781565939141
Hardcover
150 pages
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 About the Book 

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 skillsMoreIn 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 adulthoodIdentification – risk factors- interviewing- screening- assessmentCounselling – issues- theoretical approaches- basic skills- advanced skillsPersonal development – social skills- communication skills- confidence- self-esteemTeaching – reading- spelling- writing- numeracyTutoring – learning skills- reading strategies- writing techniques- examination and test taking- note taking- metacognitionTraining – career development- strategy acquisition- complementary skills- self-assertionAdvocacy – in education- in the work place- support groups