Packed full of activities, real-life case studies, tasks and suggestions, this informative book will equip teachers with the kind of practical knowledge needed to teach young children with dyslexia effectively.
Tackling the subject in a clear and realistic way, the author encourages teachers to think critically in terms of the changing nature of special educational needs, and teaching and learning in early years. She addresses a variety of classroom issues, such as:
In addition the book considers the implications of current research for everyday classroom practice, makes recommendations for employing technologies and for accessing web-based information and resources.
Introduction 1. Learning in Young Children with Dyslexia 2. Social/ Emotional Development in Young Children with Dyslexia 3. Identification and Assessment of Dyslexia in the Early Years 4. Effective Teaching and Learning for Young Children 5. Teaching Young Pupils with Dyslexia 6. Information Computer Technology and Early Years 7. Working with Parents and Other Professionals