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The Resource The dyslexic adult : interventions and outcomes-- an evidence-based approach, David McLoughlin, Carol Leather, (electronic resource)

The dyslexic adult : interventions and outcomes-- an evidence-based approach, David McLoughlin, Carol Leather, (electronic resource)

Label
The dyslexic adult : interventions and outcomes-- an evidence-based approach
Title
The dyslexic adult
Title remainder
interventions and outcomes-- an evidence-based approach
Statement of responsibility
David McLoughlin, Carol Leather
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A definitive and evidence-based guide for psychologists, teachers, coaches, HR personnel and all professionals who must understand and work with dyslexic adults. The only book to look at dyslexia within the context of life span developmental psychology, including the factors that contribute to success - now fully revised and updatedCombines an accessible style with a strong focus on evidence-based practice and a sound theoretical model on which to base assessment, counselling, teaching and trainingProvides a clear guide to the kinds of assessment that can be conducted
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1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLoughlin, David
Dewey number
  • 616.85/53
  • 616.8553
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Leather, Carol
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyslexics
  • Dyslexia
  • Adult
Label
The dyslexic adult : interventions and outcomes-- an evidence-based approach, David McLoughlin, Carol Leather, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The Nature of the Difficulty
Contents
  • The Dyslexic Adult; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 Dyslexia in the Adult Years; Introduction; History; Terminology; Defining Dyslexia; Evidence-based Practice; The Nature of Dyslexia: Behavioural Characteristics; Observable Behavioural Characteristics; Affective Characteristics; Positive Characteristics; Behavioural Characteristics: Empirical Evidence; Explaining Characteristics; Biology and Neurology; Cognition; Dyslexia: AWorking Memory Model; Explaining Positive Characteristics; Explaining Affective Characteristics
  • A Working DefinitionDyslexia and Other Syndromes; Dyspraxia; Dyscalculia; Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Asperger's Syndrome; Visual Stress; Degrees of Dyslexia; The Prevalence of Dyslexia; Summary; 2 Interventions; Introduction; Psychological Development in the Adult Years; Transitions; Successful Adjustment; Risk and Resilience; Learning in Adulthood; Types of Intervention; The Role of the Tutor/Coach; Key Skills; The Development of Metacognitive Skills; Skill Development, Compensation and Accommodation: An Integrated Framework for Development
  • Alternative InterventionsSummary; 3 Identification and Assessment; Introduction; Information Gathering; Interviews; Screening; Checklists; Computer-based Tests; LADS -- Plus Version; StudyScan and QuickScan; Individually Administered Tests; York Adult Assessment Battery; Dyslexia Adult Screening Test (DAST); Scholastic Abilities Test for Adults (SATA); Formal Diagnosis; Testing Intelligence; WAIS-IV; Verbal Tests; Working Memory Tests; Perceptual Reasoning Tests; Processing Speed; The Global Composite -- Full Scale IQ; The Specific Composite -- Index Scores
  • The Sub-test -- Level WAIS-IV as an Ipsative TestThe Item Level and Task Cognitive Capacities; Abbreviated Scales; Tests for Teachers; Further Psychological Testing; Phonological Processing and Naming Speed; Memory Ability; Executive Functioning; Achievements in Literacy and Numeracy; Reading; Reading Levels; The Components of a Reading Assessment; Decoding; Comprehension; Listening Comprehension; Speed of Reading; The Assessment of Metacognition in Reading; The Assessment of Reading Skills and Information Technology; Writing and Spelling; Numeracy; Measuring Affective Characteristics
  • Self-EsteemAnxiety; Re-assessment; Diagnosis and English as an Additional Language; Diagnosis and Other Syndromes; Dyspraxia/DCD; Dyscalculia; ADD/ADHD; Asperger's Syndrome; Visual Stress; Pretending to Have a Learning Difficulty; Feedback to Client; Report Writing; Summary; Appendix A: Sample Report; Appendix B: A Guide through the Maze of Assessments; 4 Counselling; Introduction; Aims of Counselling; Issues in Counselling Dyslexic People; Approaches to Counselling; Couple Counselling; Referring On; Summary; 5 Personal Development; Introduction; Self-understanding
Control code
ocn828299343
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118323373
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Note
Wiley
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828299343
Label
The dyslexic adult : interventions and outcomes-- an evidence-based approach, David McLoughlin, Carol Leather, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
The Nature of the Difficulty
Contents
  • The Dyslexic Adult; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 Dyslexia in the Adult Years; Introduction; History; Terminology; Defining Dyslexia; Evidence-based Practice; The Nature of Dyslexia: Behavioural Characteristics; Observable Behavioural Characteristics; Affective Characteristics; Positive Characteristics; Behavioural Characteristics: Empirical Evidence; Explaining Characteristics; Biology and Neurology; Cognition; Dyslexia: AWorking Memory Model; Explaining Positive Characteristics; Explaining Affective Characteristics
  • A Working DefinitionDyslexia and Other Syndromes; Dyspraxia; Dyscalculia; Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Asperger's Syndrome; Visual Stress; Degrees of Dyslexia; The Prevalence of Dyslexia; Summary; 2 Interventions; Introduction; Psychological Development in the Adult Years; Transitions; Successful Adjustment; Risk and Resilience; Learning in Adulthood; Types of Intervention; The Role of the Tutor/Coach; Key Skills; The Development of Metacognitive Skills; Skill Development, Compensation and Accommodation: An Integrated Framework for Development
  • Alternative InterventionsSummary; 3 Identification and Assessment; Introduction; Information Gathering; Interviews; Screening; Checklists; Computer-based Tests; LADS -- Plus Version; StudyScan and QuickScan; Individually Administered Tests; York Adult Assessment Battery; Dyslexia Adult Screening Test (DAST); Scholastic Abilities Test for Adults (SATA); Formal Diagnosis; Testing Intelligence; WAIS-IV; Verbal Tests; Working Memory Tests; Perceptual Reasoning Tests; Processing Speed; The Global Composite -- Full Scale IQ; The Specific Composite -- Index Scores
  • The Sub-test -- Level WAIS-IV as an Ipsative TestThe Item Level and Task Cognitive Capacities; Abbreviated Scales; Tests for Teachers; Further Psychological Testing; Phonological Processing and Naming Speed; Memory Ability; Executive Functioning; Achievements in Literacy and Numeracy; Reading; Reading Levels; The Components of a Reading Assessment; Decoding; Comprehension; Listening Comprehension; Speed of Reading; The Assessment of Metacognition in Reading; The Assessment of Reading Skills and Information Technology; Writing and Spelling; Numeracy; Measuring Affective Characteristics
  • Self-EsteemAnxiety; Re-assessment; Diagnosis and English as an Additional Language; Diagnosis and Other Syndromes; Dyspraxia/DCD; Dyscalculia; ADD/ADHD; Asperger's Syndrome; Visual Stress; Pretending to Have a Learning Difficulty; Feedback to Client; Report Writing; Summary; Appendix A: Sample Report; Appendix B: A Guide through the Maze of Assessments; 4 Counselling; Introduction; Aims of Counselling; Issues in Counselling Dyslexic People; Approaches to Counselling; Couple Counselling; Referring On; Summary; 5 Personal Development; Introduction; Self-understanding
Control code
ocn828299343
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118323373
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Note
Wiley
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828299343

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