Dyslexia

Dyslexia

A Beginner's Guide

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Winston Churchill, Andy Warhol, Walt Disney, Tom Cruise, Agatha Christie, Pablo Picasso. All famous and successful in their chosen professions. All dyslexic. Around 5 to 15% of speakers of alphabetic languages (e.g. English, French and Spanish) are dyslexic. But what is dyslexia? Are there different types of dyslexia? Is there a cure? What resources are available to help dyslexic children and adults? Nicola Brunswick answers these, and other, questions informed by current thinking and cutting-edge research. Dr Nicola Brunswick is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Middlesex University, UK.


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Winston Churchill, Andy Warhol, Walt Disney, Tom Cruise, Agatha Christie, Pablo Picasso. All famous and successful in their chosen professions. All dyslexic.Includes chapters on the causes and symptoms of dyslexia, the importance of sound and vision to reading, the incidence and manifestation of dyslexia across alphabetic and non-alphabetic languages, and lists of dedicated dyslexia resources - support associations, websites, and assistive technology.

Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2009
ISBN: 9781851686452
1851686452
Branch Call Number: 616.855 Br
Characteristics: xii, 218 p. : ill. ; 20 cm

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