Parents' Guide to Specific Learning Difficulties: Information, Advice an

d Practical Tips

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781785920400

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Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
By:
Veronica Bidwell
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PAPERBACK
Pages:
352

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Description

Introduction. 1. Information Processing. 2. Working Memory. 3. Dyslexia. 4. Dyspraxia. 5. Dyscalculia and Other Maths Difficulties. 6. Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity (ADHD). 7. Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 8. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). 9. Specific Language Impairment. 10. Visual Processing Difficulty. 11. An Educational Psychologist's Assessment. 12. The WISCIV, Understanding Test Scores and Spikey Profiles. Part 2: The Parent Tool Kit - Tips for Teaching. 13. Teaching Tips. 14. Tips for Reading. 15. Tips for Spelling. 16. Tips for Writing. 17. Handwriting Tips. 18. Tips for Maths. 19. Tips to Help a Child Handle Life's Knocks and Setbacks. 20. Tips for Positive Liaison with School Staff. 21. Tips to Enhance Language. 22. Tips for Motivation. 23. Tips for Confident Learners. 24. Habits, Strategies and Study Skills. Appendix 1. Explanation of Ages and Key Stages. Appendix 2. Games and Activities for Parents and Children to Play. Glossary. References.

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