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ERIC Number: ED431170
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 184
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Never Too Late To Read: Language Skills for the Adolescent with Dyslexia.
Tuley, Ann Cashwell
By the time a student who has reading problems reaches adolescence, patterns of avoidance, denial, and resistance may hinder classroom participation. This book shows a teacher how to convince a student who is mistakenly labeled as unmotivated and without goals that academic success is attainable. The book provides tips, techniques, and strategies a teacher can easily implement. It describes typical students with dyslexia and leads the teacher step-by-step through the process of evaluating and teaching them. The books 10 chapters are: (1) The Adolescent with Dyslexia; (2) Evaluation: What Is the Problem; (3) Teaching: Principles and Strategies; (4) Sounds and Symbols; (5) Syllabication; (6) Vocabulary; (7) Spelling and Word Structure; (8) Phrasing: The Next Stage of Reading; (9) Comprehension: Making Connections; and (10) Study Skills. The book is based on the work of the teacher/scholar Alice Ansara and builds upon her belief that teaching must take place simultaneously on two levels: enabling students to meet the academic requirements and help them overcome specific language deficits. Contains a 43 references. (NKA)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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