The Gillingham Manual

Author: Anna Gillingham
Publisher: Educators Pub Svc Incorporated
ISBN: 9780838802007
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this multisensory phonics technique, students first learn the sounds of letters, and the build these letter-sounds into words. Visual, auditory and kinesthetic associations are used to remember the concepts. Training is recommended.

Dyslexia friendly Strategies for Reading Spelling and Handwriting

Author: Diane Montgomery
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315405563
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Many pupils with dyslexia have poor spelling and handwriting, even when their reading is adequate. This practical yet evidence-based book shows teachers who work with pupils with dyslexia how they can effectively address these areas of weakness. Diane Montgomery introduces her popular Cognitive Process Strategies for Spelling (CPSS) and provides guidance on how this direct action can be successfully used in both primary and secondary contexts.? The book describes dyslexia-friendly approaches in Logographic, Alphabetic and Orthographic phases – ‘the three faces’ of dyslexia. Best literacy practice for all children is illustrated in a developmental reading and spelling approach, handwriting as a support to literacy teaching is explained and strategies for overcoming handwriting difficulties are detailed from Reception onwards. Dyslexia-friendly Strategies for Reading, Spelling and Handwriting is full of new research, case examples and practical methods that have been tried and tested in the classroom. This is a must-read guide for all teachers and SENCOs in primary and secondary settings working with pupils with dyslexia.

The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy

Author: Maxine Ficksman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136997962
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The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the interdisciplinary profession and practice of educational therapy as it exists today.

Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism Attention Deficit Disorder and Other Learning Disabilities

Author: Lisa A. Kurtz
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846427619
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offering a balanced overview of complementary and alternative therapies, this book will be useful for parents of children with autism, ADD or other learning disabilities. The book covers a wide variety of mind-body interventions and manipulative techniques, as well as energy therapies, biologically based methods, and alternative medical systems. For each approach, the author provides a detailed description of what the treatment involves, which professionals will be working with the child, and an explanation of the rationale behind the therapy. She also offers advice on who to approach for treatment, and includes a list of recommended resources and useful contacts for further information. This book will be a valuable source of information for parents and professionals working with children who have disabilities that impact their learning or behavior.

How to Detect and Manage Dyslexia

Author: Philomena Ott
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435104191
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A reference book aimed at learning support co-ordinators, specialist and non-specialist teachers, and all others involved in helping students with dyslexia. The book includes: step-by-step explanation of the Special Needs Code of Practice legislation; help with teaching spelling and writing to dyslexic students; advice on study skills and preparation for GCSE examinations; information on the provision made by examination boards for dyslexic students; guidance on how technology can help the dyslexic learner; and help with identifying the early warning signs of dyslexia.

Toward Higher Ground

Author: Peter D. Eckel
Publisher:
ISBN:
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The first decade of the 21st century has been marked by increased expectations for and demands on higher education. Colleges and universities of all kinds are struggling to compete effectively and continue to serve the public's needs and maintain its confidence. This essay, the fifth in a series on the changing relationship between states and their institutions, explores ways to reconcile oft-competing demands. - Publisher.

Literacy Teaching and Learning

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Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131181786
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This text is a must-read for preservice teachers, in-service teachers, graduate students of literacy and related fields, and alternative teaching candidates seeking reading endorsement or certification."--BOOK JACKET.