The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia

Editor/Author Reid, Gavin, Fawcett, Angela and Manis, Frank,
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $176.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $264.00
ISBN: 978-1-4129-4513-4
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 62
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia is a comprehensive overview of a complex field. It is a rich, critical assessment of past and present theory and current research, which also looks to the future.

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Table of Contents

  • Biography of Editors
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1. Introduction - Gavin Reid, Frank Manis, Angela J. Fawcett, Linda S. Siegel
  • Part I Neurological/Genetic Perspectives
  • 1. The Origin of Dyslexia: The Asynchrony Phenomenon - Zvia Breznitz
  • 2. Some Special Issues Concerning the Genetics of Dyslexia: Revisiting Multivariate Profiles, Comorbidities and Genetic Correlations - Jeffrey W. Gilger
  • 3. The Neurobiological Basis of Dyslexia - John Stein
  • 4. Dyslexia and the Cerebellum - Angela J. Fawcett, Roderick I. Nicolson
  • 5. Familial Predictors of Dyslexia: Evidence from Preschool Children with and without Familial Dyslexia Risk - Dennis L. Molfese, Victoria J. Molfese, Maria E. Barnes, Chris G. Warren, Peter J. Molfese
  • 6. Early Identification and Prevention of Dyslexia: Results from a Prospective Follow-up Study of Children at Familial Risk for Dyslexia - Heikki Lyytinen, Jane Erskine, Timo Ahonen, Mikko Aro, Kenneth Eklund, Tomi Guttorm, Sini Hintikka, Jarmo Hamalainen, Ritva Ketonen, Marja-Leena Laakso, Paavo H.T. Leppanen, Paula Lyytinen, Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Anne Puolakanaho, Ulla Richardson, Paula Salmi, Asko Tolvanen, Minna Torppa, Helena Viholainen
  • Part II Cognitive and Learning Perspectives
  • 7. Exploring Heterogeneity in Developmental Dyslexia: A Longitudinal Investigation - Frank Manis, Caroline E. Bailey
  • 8. Rediscovering Dyslexia: New Approaches for Identification and Classification - Richard K. Wagner
  • 9. Learning, Cognition and Dyslexia - Roderick I. Nicolson, Angela J. Fawcett
  • 10. A Review of the Evidence on Morphological Processing in Dyslexics and Poor Readers: A Strength or Weakness? - S. Helene Deacon, Rauno Parrila, John R. Kirby
  • Part III Educational Influences
  • 11. Reading Intervention Research: An Integrative Framework - William E. Tunmer, Keith T. Greaney
  • 12. Assessment of Literacy Performance Based on the Componential Model of Reading - R. Malatesha Joshi, P.G. Aaron
  • 13. The Definition of Learning Disabilities: Who is the Individual with Learning Disabilities? - Linda S. Siegel, Orly Lipka
  • 14. Students with Phonological Dyslexia in School-Based Programs: Insights from Tennessee Schools - Diane J. Sawyer, Stuart Bernstein
  • 15. Individual Tutoring for Struggling Readers: Moving Research to Scale with Interventions Implemented by Paraeducators - Patricia F. Vadasy, Elizabeth A. Sanders
  • 16. Dyslexia Friendly Primary Schools: What can we Learn from Asking the Pupils? - Mary Coffield, Barbara Riddick, Patrick Barmby, Jenny O'Neill
  • 17. Dyslexia and Learning Styles: Overcoming the Barriers to Learning - Gavin Reid, Iva Strnadova
  • 18. Dyslexia and Inclusion in the Secondary School - Cross Curricular Perspectives - Moira Thomson
  • 19. Dyslexia and Self-Concept: A Review of Past Research with Implications for Future Action - Robert Burden
  • 20. Role of Parents - Gavin Reid, Shannon Green, Corey Zylstra
  • Part IV Dyslexia and Different Languages
  • 21. Dyslexia in Different Orthographies: Variability in Transparency - John Everatt, Gad Elbeheri
  • 22. Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning - Michael Dal
  • Part V Beyond School
  • 23. Adults with Learning Disabilities and Self-Disclosure in Higher Education and Beyond - Lynda A. Price, Paul J. Gerber
  • 24. Dyslexia: Workplace Issues - Gavin Reid, Fil Came, Lynda A. Price