Dyslexia and Literacy: Theory and Practice (Open University by Gavin Reid, Janice Wearmouth

By Gavin Reid, Janice Wearmouth

Dyslexia and Literacy presents a complete, useful creation for all execs looking an realizing of dyslexia in teenagers.

Divided into four components, the ebook first of all introduces a number of the theoretical views and follows this up with id and review thoughts with an emphasis on functional, school room comparable matters.

The 3rd a part of the textual content covers subject matters concerning the varsity curriculum and a last part covers matters that relate to the educational procedure.

a useful textual content for an individual who must learn about dyslexia in little ones together with post-graduate scholars in psychology and schooling, SENCOs and trainee academics.

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The angular gyrus is located at the juncture of the occipital, parietal, and temporal lobes and is important in linking the visual word recognition system to the phonological word system. The studies of Horowitz and Rumsey and colleagues, therefore, suggested that the angular gyrus is disconnected from these language areas in readers with dyslexia. Following up on the Horowitz et al. (1998) study of the connectivity of the angular gyrus to language areas, Pugh et al. (2000a) examined the relation of the angular gyrus to anterior and posterior regions using the tasks described above.

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