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  • Subject index

The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia is a comprehensive overview of a complex field. It is a rich, critical assessment of past and present theory and current research, which also looks to the future. The editors have brought together key figures from the international academic world - both researchers and practitioners - to examine the relationships between theoretical paradigms, research and practice, and to map new areas of research.

Introduction
Introduction
GavinReid, FrankManis, Angela J.Fawcett and Linda S.Siegel

This Handbook provides the most recent and relevant studies, debates and practices in the field of dyslexia. Essentially the Handbook aims to help the reader engage in the dyslexia debate from an informed perspective. For that reason we have included sections on the neurological and genetic areas; from the wider field of cognition and learning and how this impacts on learners with dyslexia; the important aspects relating to the classroom from both research and practical perspectives; including linguistic and cultural diversity and the issues that have an impact in the employment and the education of people with dyslexia beyond the school years. This is also a crucial area and one that has a current focus both from the ...

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