Foreword Chapter 1 Views of Disability in Education Chapter 2 What Is Dyslexia? Chapter 3 Associated Learning Differences Chapter 4 Cognitive and Emotional Aspects of Language Learning Chapter 5 Identification and Disclosure Chapter 6 Accommodating Differences Chapter 7 Techniques for Language Teaching Chapter 8 Assessment Chapter 9 Transition and Progression
Judit Kormos is a senior lecturer at the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University. She is the editor of the volume Language Learners with Special Needs: An International Perspective. She was the principal investigator of a research and teacher training project on the language learning processes of dyslexic and Deaf learners in Hungary.Anne Margaret Smith is a specialist tutor and assessor for students with SpLDs. Her research interests include the assessment of cognitive functioning in multilingual learners. Her company ELT well offers advice and training for teachers and assessors who want to explore the overlap between language learning and SpLDs.
This is a long awaited book and it is sure to be 'snapped up' by all professional groups who deal with the literacy issues experienced by multilingual learners with dyslexia and other specific difficulties. The authors provide a sound understanding of the strategies needed to ensure that all subjects are made accessible. This book is sure to be a winner!Gavin Reid, Education Director Lighthouse School, Cairo, Egypt