Louise Brazeau-Ward

Specific Developmental Dyslexia (1998)

This document provides an introduction to the observable characteristics and neurological aspects of dyslexia. The author has included recommendations on screening for dyslexia; information for parents; suggestions for classroom teachers; and tips for dyslexic adults.

The author has also included a section on increasing awareness of “dyslexic talents” and the role they can play in the new knowledge-based economy.

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2012-11-14

Dyslexia and the University (2005)

This document, written in clear language, offers a starting point for those who want to learn more about dyslexia. The author has included information on the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and describes the dyslexic way of learning.

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2012-03-27

I'm confused, is it dyslexia or is it learning disability? (2005)

The author notes that there are many myths about dyslexia and explains that having dyslexia doesn’t mean someone cannot learn.

The document contains sections on screening and assessment; intervention and support; the Simultaneous Multisensory Teaching (SMT) method; accommodations; and teaching methods.

The author has also included real-life experiences of people with dyslexia.

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2011-05-17

Simultaneous Multisensory Teaching: The SMT Method (2005)

A Multisensory Teaching Method for Students with Dyslexia

This document offers an introduction to the Simultaneous Multisensory Teaching (SMT) method for instructing people with dyslexia.

The author describes the SMT method as a language re-education method for students of all ages who need a more thorough knowledge of the structure of written language and a solid understanding of the association of sounds and symbols before learning how to apply the concepts and rules of written language.

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2011-05-06

Dyslexia and the Workplace (2005)

This document is directed at adults who struggle with dyslexia in the workplace. The author begins by providing information on the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and explaining the dyslexic way of learning.

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2011-05-03
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