Cognitive disabilities

The Cognitive Psychology of Literacy Teaching: Reading, Writing, Spelling, Dyslexia (2008)

In this book the author examines the concept of dyslexia. He begins by looking at the cognitive psychology of literacy, that is, how the brain works when it reads, writes or spells. He then looks at some interesting and unusual new ideas such as the powerful effect of affect on learning and performance, the significance of learned helplessness to learning and literacy and the enigma of consciousness in our teaching.

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2008-09-30

Supplementary Tutor Handbook (2000)

Supporting Literacy for People with Intellectual / Developmental Challenges

This Handbook is the product of extensive research of the existing literature, discussion and exhange with literacy experts, practitioners, and some learners, and input from pilot agencies delivering literacy programming.

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2000-01-01

Literacy-Based Supports for Young Adults with FAS/FAE (2000)

Over a one-year period, this study investigated the contributions made by three literacy-based supports (support circles, cognitive compensatory tools and cognitive enhancement tools) to the lives of five young adults with FAS/FAE (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects), ranging in age from 16 to 34 years.

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2000-01-01
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