ERIC Number: ED176227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Current Issues in Dyslexia.
Ansara, Alice, Ed.
Bulletin of the Orton Society, v29 1979
This bulletin is published annually in the interest of children with learning disabilities, language disabilities, or dyslexia. The 22 articles discuss the following topics: current issues in dyslexia, language disorders, subgroups in dyslexia, specificity and parameters in defining dyslexia, strategies for recognition and management of reading disorders, defining dyslexia, asymmetries of the brain, sex differences in hemispheric specialization, hemispheric differences and reading strategies, cerebral dominance and subtypes of developmental dyslexia, children's concepts of language in learning to read, assessing reading and language skills, story comprehension and recall in dyslexic students, communication competence in reading and learning, the importance of helping students become avid readers as well as competent readers, implications for diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia, program planning for dyslexic children in the general classroom, intervention for reading achievement for high-risk first grade children, the school principal as advocate for the child with learning differences, supplementary English for specific language disabilities, assisting dyslexic college students, and dyscalculia and dyslexia. (FL)
Descriptors: Cerebral Dominance, Dyslexia, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Handicaps, Learning Disabilities, Linguistic Competence, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Failure, Reading Instruction, Remedial Reading, Special Education, Teaching Methods
The Orton Society, Inc., 8415 Bellona Lane, Towson, Maryland 21204 ($6.00 plus $0.60 postage and handling. Article reprints: 1-10 pages, $0.60; 11-15 pages, $0.75; 16-20 pages, $1.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Orton Society, Towson, MD.