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Title:
Dyslexia - A Complete Guide For Parents
Author:
Reid, Gavin
ID:
1352
Publisher:
Wiley
Categories:
Information
Year:
2004
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Self explanatory title - covers identification, assessment, legal position, role of parents, alternative approaches to help the 'symptoms', support services available etc.
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Title:
Dyslexia in Secondary School.
Author:
Cogan, J. Flecker, M.
ID:
1353
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Information,Study Skills
Year:
2004
Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A comprehensive handbook dealing with reading, mindmapping, computers, note taking, essay writing, languages, revision as encountered at Secondary level and above.
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Title:
Wesford 1. Volume 1. Manual and programme
Author:
Ball, S; Becker,T; Dixon, V.
ID:
1354
Publisher:
Wiltshire Learning Support Service
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling,Tests
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Programme for early identification and support of dyslexics in Wiltshire primary schools.
Comment: RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED USERS ONLY

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Volume 2 - resources file 1355



Title:
Wesford 1. Volume 2. Resources File.
Author:
Ball, S; Becker,T; Dixon, V.
ID:
1355
Publisher:
Wiltshire Learning Support Service
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling,Tests
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Programme for early identification and support of dyslexics in Wiltshire primary schools.
Comment: RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED USERS ONLY

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Volume 1 - manual and programme 1354



Title:
Phonological Skills and Learning To Read
Author:
Goswani, Usha. Bryant, Peter.
ID:
1356
Publisher:
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Categories:
Information,Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Discussion of theories of how children learn to read and the importance of the awareness of sounds. Also covers spelling strategies
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Title:
The Reading Environment
Author:
Chambers, Aidan
ID:
1357
Publisher:
Thimble Press
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Ideas on ways teachers and librarians can encourage reading by providing the right setting, book stocks, activities, events, etc.
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Title:
Read With Me
Author:
Waterland, Liz.
ID:
1358
Publisher:
Thimble Press
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: The 'apprenticeship approach' to reading is advocated, to ensure that children become readers, not just decipherers of print.
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Title:
How Texts Teach What Readers Learn.
Author:
Meek, Margaret.
ID:
1359
Publisher:
Thimble Press
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Discussing the importance of what is read and how, 'real books' leading to reading as a source of pleasure.
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Title:
The Strugglers
Author:
Martin, Tony
ID:
1360
Publisher:
Open University Press
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Ideas of how to help children who fail to learn to read like their peers. Why do they fail?

The importance of 'real' texts and 'shared reading' techniques. The children's own views.
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Title:
Words and Worlds
Author:
Dombey, Henrietta
ID:
1361
Publisher:
Longman York Publishing Service
Categories:
Reading Skills
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Booklet by National Association of Advisers in English on reading in early years of school.

What children need to know; different approaches; role of teacher; what is success or failure; etc.
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Title:
Introducing Linguistics
Author:
Crystal, David
ID:
1362
Publisher:
Penguin
Categories:
Information,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A 'dictionary ' of technical terms for novice students of linguistics.
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Title:
Children's Difficulties in Reading, Spelling and Writing
Author:
Pumpfrey, P: Elliott, C. (eds)
ID:
1363
Publisher:
Falmer Press
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A collection of papers by various authors covering the definitions of SpLD, the theory of and research of approaches, especially phonological, and suggestions for classroom practice.
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Title:
Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties.
Author:
Prior, Margaret
ID:
1364
Publisher:
Psychology Press
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A thorough discussion of SpLD , covering definition, reading/ spelling/ maths problems, diagnosis and assessment, behaviour and intervention, remedial techniques and resources.
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Title:
Action Research, Special needs and School Development.
Author:
Bell, Gordon H; Stakes, R; Taylor, G (eds)
ID:
1365
Publisher:
David Fulton
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An account of the experiences of networks set up to support teachers researching ways to deal with common problems in special needs at both primary and secondary level.
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Title:
Wise- Up
Author:
Claxton, Guy
ID:
1366
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Categories:
Information,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Adults,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An exploration of ways of learning, and how new ideas affect not only teaching techniques in schools but also attitudes to lifelong learning.
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Title:
Accelerated Learning in Practice
Author:
Smith, Alistair.
ID:
1367
Publisher:
Network Educational Press
Categories:
Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Adults,Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An exposition of the author's theories and strategies to improve motivation and effective learning
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Title:
Basic Numeracy
Author:
Burge, Vicki
ID:
1368
Publisher:
Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
Categories:
Maths
Year:
1986
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An introduction to problems dyslexics may have with handling number, and suggestions how to help by various strategies
Comment: 1st copy 0843



Title:
Dyslexia or Illiteracy? Realizing the Right to Read
Author:
Young, Peter; Tyre, Colin
ID:
1369
Publisher:
Open University Press
Categories:
Information,Reading Skills
Year:
1983
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A discussion of the difficulties of defining dyslexia as opposed to "reading disorder"; the research, assessment procedures and remedial techniques.
Comment: 1st copy 1141



Title:
Tackling Dyslexia The Bangor Way
Author:
Cooke, Ann
ID:
1370
Publisher:
Whurr Publishers
Categories:
Information
Year:
1993
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A description of the approaches, methods and materials used in the Bangor Dyslexia Unit.

Especially useful to teachers but also of interest to parents
Comment: 1st copy 0600



Title:
Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia) A Handbook for Study and Practice
Author:
Reid, Gavin
ID:
1371
Publisher:
Moray House
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A comprehensive text for teachers on assessment, teaching strategies, learning styles, sources and resources, etc., relating to dyslexia.
Comment:



Title:
Intuitive Overlays
Author:
Wilkins, Arnold
ID:
1372
Publisher:
University of Essex
Categories:
Information,Tests
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Other
Information: Coloured overlays, and record sheets, for testing whether visual discomfort is causing problems with reading
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Title:
Practical Guide to Dyslexia
Author:
Blight Jean
ID:
1373
Publisher:
Egon
Categories:
Information
Year:
1989
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Simple guide to dyslexia.
Comment: 1st copy no.0003



Title:
Take Time
Author:
Nash-Wortham, Mary and Hunt, Jean
ID:
1374
Publisher:
Robinswood Press
Categories:
Information
Year:
1994
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Movement exercises for teachers, parents and therapists to use for children with speaking, reading, writing and spelling difficulties.
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Title:
Basic Topics in Mathematics for Dyslexics
Author:
Henderson, Anne; Miles, Elaine
ID:
1375
Publisher:
Whurr
Categories:
Maths
Year:
2001
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: General and specific advice on teaching the various aspects of basic maths.

Ideas for varying approaches to learning
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Title:
Helping Children with Reading and Spelling (A Special Needs Manual)
Author:
Reason, Rea; Boote, Rene
ID:
1376
Publisher:
Routledge
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:
1994
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A practical guide for teachers on techniques for helping children with literacy difficulties, within the classroom.
Comment: 1st copy 0764



Title:
Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia) A teacher's guide
Author:
Crombie, Margaret.
ID:
1377
Publisher:
University of Strathclyde
Categories:
Information
Year:
1994
Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Guide to recognising, assessing and helping dyslexic pupils at primary and secondary levels.

Sound advice

Useful appendices for other sources of information
Comment: 1st copy 0913



Title:
Walk In Their Shoes
Author:
Cole, Edwina
ID:
1378
Publisher:
Barrington Stokes
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: The school day as experienced by five students with different specific learning difficulties - dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, aspergers and speech and language problems.
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Title:
How To Develop Numeracy in Children with Dyslexia
Author:
Clayton, Pauline
ID:
1379
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Maths
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A practical book showing the link between dyslexia and maths, and suggesting ways to support pupils and enable them to be successful with numeracy
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Title:
Rhyming and Spelling Dictionary.
Author:
Corbett, Pie; Thomson, Ruth.
ID:
1380
Publisher:
A. and C. Black
Categories:
Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A dictionary showing the different spellings for the final sounds.

Lively illustrations and clear layout.

Useful for spelling work as well as rhyming games and verse writing
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Title:
I Hear With My Little Ear
Author:
Baldwin, Liz.
ID:
1381
Publisher:
L.D.A.
Categories:
Reading Skills,Spelling
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A collection of 102 phonic games, to develop speech, language and literacy skills. Designed to be played in groups.

Multisensory
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Title:
Putting Pen To Paper
Author:
Ramsden, Melvyn
ID:
1382
Publisher:
Southgate Publishers
Categories:
Handwriting
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An individual approach to teaching handwriting, challenging 'traditional' methods and advocating a style, practised from the beginning, which is fluent and efficient
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Title:
Working With Dyscalculia
Author:
Henderson, Anne
ID:
1383
Publisher:
Learning Works
Categories:
Maths
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A resource book for teachers suggesting how to identify dyscalculics and ways of helping them.

Some photocopiable resources.
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Title:
Graded Word Spelling (3rd edition)
Author:
Vernon, P.E.
ID:
1384
Publisher:
fHodder and Stoughton
Categories:
Information,Tests
Year:

Users:
Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information:
Comment: RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED USERS ONLY.

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Title:
Living With Vampires
Author:
Strong, Jeremy
ID:
1385
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: 'Normal' Kevin has the embarrassement of parents who are vampires.

How does he cope?

For ages 8 - 12 Reading age under 8
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Title:
Don't Go In The Cellar
Author:
Strong, Jeremy
ID:
1386
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Zack finds a warning not to go in the cellar but he and visiting Laura go anyway with shocking results.

For ages 8 - 12 Reading age under 8
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Title:
Stat Man
Author:
Durant, Alan
ID:
1387
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Arnie is a duffer in play but keen on all football statistics.

A story but with many 'facts' for other fans.

For ages 10 - 14. Reading age 8 and above
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Title:
Bicycle Blues
Author:
Masters, Anthony
ID:
1388
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Pleasure Reads
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: Jamie has his brand new mountain bike stolen but recovers it, despite the threats of the local gang, with the help of a new friend.

For ages 12- 13. Reading age 8 and above.
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Title:
Firm Foundations
Author:
Welsh, Clare; Fallaize, Lynn.
ID:
1389
Publisher:
Barrington Stoke
Categories:
Information,Language Skills,Reading Skills
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A guide for parents to the skills essential for reading and writing. An introductory chapter followed by many ideas for activities for parents to enjoy with their children.
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Title:
Dyslexia, a Teenager's Guide
Author:
Moody, Sylvia
ID:
1390
Publisher:
Vermilion
Categories:
Information,Study Skills
Year:

Users:
Children,Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: A clear, straightforward explanation of dyslexia, how to know if you are dyslexic or dyspraxic, and advice on improving skills
Comment:



Title:
Reading Through Colour
Author:
Wilkins, Arnold.
ID:
1391
Publisher:
Wiley
Categories:
Information
Year:

Users:
Parents,Teachers
Medium:
Book
Information: An explanation of the theory and practice of using coloured overlays and lenses, and how they can reduce visual stress and reading difficulties for some people
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