ERIC Number: ED458542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Writing Difficulties--A Problem? EMIR Education and Research.
Ericson, Britta, Ed.
This collection of essays contains a brief description of the symptoms of dyslexia and a definition of the terminology. The meaning of being the mother of a dyslexic child and how to live with this "hidden handicap" are also described. Suggestions regarding how to treat persons with reading and writing difficulties are put forward. After a foreword and an introduction, the essays are: "Reading and Writing Difficulties and Dyslexia (Britta Ericson); "Living with a Handicap" (Birgitta Johansson); "To Be Seen as a Person" (Kajsa Stening); "Walking with Your Child Side by Side" (Katarina Stening); "How To Deal with People Having Reading and Writing Difficulties" (Birgitta Johansson and Kajsa Stening; "A Few Thoughts on Dyslexia" (Serge Garcet); and "Reading and Writing Difficulties form a Belgian Point of View" (Arlette Paulissen). (Author/RS)
Descriptors: Definitions, Dyslexia, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Parent Student Relationship, Reading Difficulties, Writing Difficulties
Karolinska Institutet, Dept. of Woman and Child Health, Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital, Karolinska Hospital, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden. Tel: +46/8 517 77 206; Fax: +46/8 517 77 214
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Eve Malmquist Inst. for Reading, Savsjo (Sweden).; Karolinska Inst., Stockholm (Sweden).
Identifiers - Location: Belgium; Sweden