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Title:
Growing Up With Dyslexia
Author:
Newton, Margaret
ID:
847
Publisher:
National Association for Maternal + Child Welfare
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A pamphlet as a basic introduction to dyslexia from pre-school to adult.
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Title:
The Comprehensive Phonic Handbook
Author:
Liddicoat, Angela.
ID:
848
Publisher:
Tregear Publications
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1994
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A photocopiable resource containing a suggested order for teaching phonics and sheets of examples for each grapheme/phoneme correspondence
Comment:



Title:
Linkaword Endings.
Author:
Slater. J.D. and P.R.
ID:
850
Publisher:
Taskmaster Ltd.
Categories:
Games,Spelling
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: A game of connecting triangles which are linked by joining the beginnings and endings of common words.

For 2 - 4 players or one child working alone.
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Title:
Table Shapes.
Author:
Slater, J.D.
ID:
851
Publisher:
Taskmaster Ltd.
Categories:
Games,Maths
Year:
1979
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: A game of connecting triangles to match tables to products.

For 2 - 4 players or a child working alone.
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Title:
Tables are Fun
Author:
John, W
ID:
852
Publisher:
Taskmaster Ltd
Categories:
Games,Maths
Year:
1981
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Game for 2 individuals or teams to practise tables to 10.

Some language work also involved.
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Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 1 Main Idea - Sidley
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
853
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 1 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0858 -> 0866 + 0853



Title:
Sound Stories
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
854
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Listening Skills,Spelling
Year:
1992
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Tape
Information: Tapes and 30 response cards to give practice in auditory and visual sequencing.
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Title:
Phonics Practice Cards. (Stile)
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
855
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Spelling
Year:
1993
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: Self checking cards (with tray) to practice phonic skills -

CVC, digraphs, blends, letter clusters.
Comment: Stile tray 0483 + 0563



Title:
Puzzle Tables
Author:
O'Brien, T.C.
ID:
856
Publisher:
Cuisenaire
Categories:
Maths
Year:
1980
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book of puzzles/problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication at different degrees of difficulty.
Comment: Second copy 0485



Title:
Table Tops
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
857
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Games,Maths
Year:
1991
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Game
Information: Board game for 1 - 4 players giving practice in times tables
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Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 2 - Noting Details - Baker
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
858
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 2 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 3 Drawing Conclusions - Baker
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
859
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 3 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 4 Using Context Clues - Rawson
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
860
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 4 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 5 Finding the Sequence - Baker
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
861
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 5 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 6 Understanding Sentences - Baker and Hutchinson
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
862
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 6 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 7 Cause and Effect - Weinberger
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
863
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 7 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 8 Predicting Outcomes - Falstein and Miller
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
864
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 8 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 9 Making Inferences - Falstein
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
865
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 9 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Reading Comprehension Cards. Box 10 Reading Phrases - Weinberger
Author:
L.D.A.
ID:
866
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: 10 of 10 boxes of 50 cards each, covering the different aspects of reading comprehension.

Graded by R.A. From 7-11.
Comment: Series 0853 + 0858 -> 0866



Title:
Teaching Left handed Children
Author:
Clark, Margaret. M.
ID:
868
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Categories:
Information
Year:
1974
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A brief survey of aspects of left handedness.

Somewhat dated (1974) but basically sound and relevant
Comment:



Title:
Children with Special Needs. Caught in the Act.
Author:
Chasty, H and Friel, J
ID:
869
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Pulblications
Categories:
Information
Year:
1993
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Detailed account of assessment, statement and appeal procedures in relation to the legal position up to about 1989/91.

Some updating (1993 edition)
Comment:



Title:
Diagnosing Dyslexia. (Assessment of Adults)
Author:
Klein, Cynthia
ID:
870
Publisher:
Basic Skills Agency
Categories:
Information,Tests
Year:
1993
Users:
Adults,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A comprehensive and detailed guide, with tests, to the assessing of literacy problems in adults.

Primarily for those working in adult education colleges/courses/further education.
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Title:
The Reality of Dyslexia
Author:
Osmond, John
ID:
871
Publisher:
Cassel and Channel 4 TV
Categories:
Information
Year:
1993
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An informative and interesting book dealing with the everyday aspects of dyslexia and how it affects people's lives, featuring individuals and families.

Related to the Channel 4 programme.
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Title:
Reading Development and Dyslexia.
Author:
Hulme, C. Snowling, M. (Ed)
ID:
872
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Information
Year:
1994
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Selected papers from the 3rd International conference of the BDA in 1994.

On reading skills (normal), nature and cause of reading difficulties and remediation of these difficulties.
Comment: Second copy 1272



Title:
Dyslexia - an introductory guide.
Author:
Doyle, Jim
ID:
873
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Information
Year:
1996
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A ' broad brush' introduction covering symptoms, possible causes, help available,

teaching techniques favoured, assessment etc.

Concentrates on the problem of reading. Little on other aspects
Comment:



Title:
How Computers Can Help
Author:
Pottage, Ted
ID:
875
Publisher:
B.D.A. (Dyslexia Computer Resource Centre)
Categories:
Information
Year:
1996
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A booklet advising on use of computers, choosing sofware and hardware, and giving contact addresses for advice and supplies.

N.B. May become dated quickly. (This copy published February 1996)
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Title:
Computers and Dyslexia
Author:
Singleton, C (Ed.)
ID:
876
Publisher:
B.D.A. (Dyslexia Computer Resource Centre)
Categories:
Information
Year:
1995
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Collection of papers by various authors on different aspects of the application of computer technology to working with dyslexics.
Comment: Second copy 1273



Title:
Beat Dyslexia 3
Author:
Stone, C; Franks, E; Nicholson, M
ID:
877
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1993
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Book 3 in this structured, photocopiable series giving a variety of activities to consolidate spelling and reading.

Covers remaining letters of alphabet, some digraphs, sight words, simple syllabification etc.

Plus tape.
Comment:



Title:
Basic Grammar
Author:
Shiach, Don
ID:
880
Publisher:
John Murray
Categories:
Language Skills
Year:
1995
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Self-assessment questionnaire followed by explanations of the main topics of language function - parts of speech, sentencing, etc. - with exercises to practise correct usage, in everyday situations.
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Title:
Basic Written English
Author:
Shiach, Don
ID:
881
Publisher:
John Murray
Categories:
Language Skills
Year:
1996
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Guide to the correct use of written English in practical situations e.g. letters, memos, job applications, etc.

Covers basic principles of sentencing, punctuation, spelling etc. also.
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Title:
Flow
Author:
Goodhart, Pippa
ID:
882
Publisher:
Mammoth Books
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: The story of a boy, who discovers he's dyslexic not backward, and his dog, the runt of the litter, who proves his courage and loyalty.

A great read.
Comment:



Title:
Dyslexia and Higher Education
Author:
Gilroy, Dorothy (ed)
ID:
883
Publisher:
Dyslexia Unit, Bangor Univ. College of Wales
Categories:
Information
Year:
1995
Users:
Adults,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Factual information and advice for those dyslexics considering going to university - facilities, funding,

support services available etc.
Comment:



Title:
Bright ideas - Spelling
Author:
Bentley, D; Karavis, S.
ID:
884
Publisher:
Scholastic Publications
Categories:
Spelling
Year:
1987
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Games and activities to help children become better spellers
Comment:



Title:
Handwriting Activities
Author:
Redfern, Angela
ID:
885
Publisher:
Scholastic - Teacher's Timesavers
Categories:
Handwriting
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable book of at least 130 activities to practise handwriting - patterns, letters, letter strings, calligraphy.
Comment:



Title:
Early Phonic Activities
Author:
Mudd, S; Mason, H
ID:
886
Publisher:
Scholastic - Teacher Timesavers
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1994
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable book packed with activities to reinforce and practise phonic teaching.

Covers beginning, middle and end patterns and magic e.
Comment:



Title:
Vocabulary Skills
Author:
Edmonds, William
ID:
887
Publisher:
Scholastic - Teacher Timesavers
Categories:
Language Skills,Reading Skills
Year:
1995
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable book of activities for recognizing, using and extending vocabulary.
Comment:



Title:
Number KS 1 Impact Maths Homework
Author:
Pritchard, N (Ed.)
ID:
888
Publisher:
Scholastic
Categories:
Maths
Year:
1993
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Photocopiable activities for children to take home (to do with parents) as extra practice in maths.

This book is for reception and Yrs 1 + 2.
Comment:



Title:
Children's Written Language Difficulties
Author:
Snowling, M (Ed.)
ID:
890
Publisher:
Routledge
Categories:
Language Skills,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1994
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A collection of papers as presented in 1984 at a conference on SpLD by the B.D.A. and N.H.C of Speech Therapists.

Concerns spelling, reading and speech difficulties, prevention and treatment.
Comment:



Title:
Through Writing to Reading
Author:
Smith, Brigid
ID:
891
Publisher:
Routledge
Categories:
Language Skills,Reading Skills
Year:
1994
Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A book outlining the methods used by the author to lead very backward and reluctant readers to reading, by first composing their own writing orally with a scribe.
Comment:



Title:
Number Activities Resource Bank (Blue print series)
Author:
Cort, Carol
ID:
892
Publisher:
Stanley Thornes
Categories:
Maths
Year:
1994
Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A photocopiable book of games and activities to support any maths scheme.

Emphasis on basic concept of number, memory skills and confidence building.
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