Teaching Dyslexic Students: Theory and Practice


Lynn Lovell is head of Professional Practice at the British Dyslexia Association. She has completed an MA in Specific Learning Difficulties with a focus on developing self-esteem for those with dyslexia. In this book, the reader is provided with a comprehensive resource that is aimed specifically at those studying for diploma courses in dyslexia and specific learning difficulties. It supports these students in developing their knowledge and confidence in how better to support students in specialist and classroom settings. Chapters have been contributed by experts in the field, and the BDA is a recognised international expert in this field.

Chapters include:

  • How to Support Learners with Dyslexia in the Classroom and During Intervention
  • Identifying Strengths and Areas for Development for One-to-One /Small Group/Class Work
  • Principles of Specialist Teaching
  • Specialist Teaching for Older Learning
  • Materials for Teaching

The editor has drawn on the expertise of many professionals working in this field and the book is designed to inform practice by providing a theoretical foundation to understanding dyslexia, linked to current effective teaching strategies which acknowledges possible visual and auditory processing difficulties, as well as the many strengths associated with dyslexia. Recognising that it is a life-long learning difference, the book explores the far-reaching impacts and the importance of individualised programmes of support. An excellent resource.

Editor: L. Lovell
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 978-1-78775-745-5


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