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Author Brunswick, Nicola
Title Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education and the Workplace
Imprint New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
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Descript 1 online resource (234 pages)
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Note Intro -- Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education and the Workplace -- Contents -- About the Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- 1: Dyslexia in UK Higher Education and Employment: An Introduction and Overview -- Section 1: Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education -- 2: Socio-Emotional Aspects of Dyslexia: We're all in this Together -- 3: How Well Are Students with Specific Learning Difficulties Prepared for Higher Education? A case study of a pre-1992 university -- 4: Screening for Specific Learning Difficulties in Higher Education -- 5: The Complex Nature of Dyslexia Support in the Context of Widening Participation -- 6: Why Can't I Learn? Metacognitive Strategy Instruction -- 7: Supporting Higher Education Students Who Are Dyslexic -- 8: Dyslexia Support at the Royal College of Art: A Symbiotic Relationship -- 9: Dyslexia, eLearning and eSkills -- 10: Reading Comprehension in Adult Students with Dyslexia: Areas of Weakness and Strategies for Support -- 11: Dyslexia Support at University and on Work Placement -- 12: Preparing for Work: Dyslexic Undergraduates Making the Transition into Employment -- Section 2: Supporting Dyslexic Adults in the Workplace -- 13: Disclosing Dyslexia An Exercise in Self-Advocacy -- 14: Self-Disclosure in Adults with Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia: Complexities and Considerations -- 15: Dyslexia on the Defensive -- 16: Achieving Success in the Workplace -- 17: The Knowledge and Skills Required by a Specialist Tutor within the Field of Adult Support -- 18: Dyslexia and Disability Discrimination The Legal Requirements -- 19: The Design and Development of the Sylexiad Typeface -- 20: Dyslexia and Creativity: Tapping the Creative Strengths of Dyslexic People -- Index
Supporting Dyslexic Adults provides practical advice in supporting dyslexic adults in education and employment, and guidance on the latest research Provides an important overview of current research and practice in supporting dyslexic adults in education and employment, deftly combining academic understanding with everyday issues Contributors possess a wealth of practical experience in the field which provides an indispensible guide to the subject Case studies are included to capture the immediate experiences of dyslexic adults in education and at work to highlight prevalent issues Offers practical advice to adults with dyslexia, from how to disclose their particular needs to employers and colleagues to legal aspects of dyslexia support Highlights to employers the particular skills and strengths that dyslexic adults can bring to the workplace
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Brunswick, Nicola Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education and the Workplace New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9780470974797
Subject Dyslexics -- Education (Higher) -- Great Britain.;Dyslexics -- Employment -- Great Britain.;Dyslexia -- Great Britain
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