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ERIC Number: EJ1179576
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jun
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1086-296X
Preparing Literacy Professionals: The Case of Dyslexia
Gabriel, Rachael
Journal of Literacy Research, v50 n2 p262-270 Jun 2018
In this article, I discuss implications of the discourse and rhetoric of dyslexia advocacy and of recent state policies for the preparation of literacy professionals. I then synthesize reflections on my experiences teaching and learning about dyslexia and reading difficulties within university-based schools of education, and in trainings offered by publishers of commercial reading programs. Here, I draw a distinction between being trained to deliver a program and developing a professional knowledge base for the teaching of reading. I use these reflections to identify two goals for university-based graduate programs aimed at ensuring equity and inclusivity in the current policy context.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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