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The first guide of its kind written specifically for trainee and newly qualified teachers, this standards-based text explores the needs of dyslexic learners in mainstream secondary schools. In light of the current dyslexia-friendly schools initiative, it looks at organisational-level support for dyslexic children, together with pragmatic strategies which teachers can use to support children's cross-curricular learning. Further, it includes case studies and practical tasks to build readers' confidence in supporting Specific Learning Difficulties, as well as a range of coping strategies and practical advice, based upon the authors' experience of working with dyslexic learners in different contexts over many years.

Definitions and Theories. What Is Dyslexia?
Definitions and theories. What is dyslexia?
Introduction

Most experienced – or hardened – teachers will admit, when pressed, that they struggled through their teaching placement, and often the first year of teaching, living only to sleep and wonder if things would ever get any easier. Luckily for teachers, and for our children, they ...

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