Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education and the Workplace by Nicola Brunswick

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Supporting Dyslexic Adults provides practical advice in supporting dyslexic adults in education and employment, and guidance on the latest research

Provides an important overview of current research and practice in supporting dyslexic adults in education and employment, deftly combining academic understanding with everyday issuesContributors possess a wealth of practical experience in the field which provides an indispensible guide to the subjectCase studies are included to capture the immediate experiences of dyslexic adults in education and at work to highlight prevalent issuesOffers practical advice to adults with dyslexia, from how to disclose their particular needs to employers and colleagues to legal aspects of dyslexia supportHighlights to employers the particular skills and strengths that dyslexic adults can bring to the workplace

 

About Nicola Brunswick

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Dr Nicola Brunswick is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Middlesex University. She researches in the areas of reading and developmental dyslexia, and is author of A Beginner's Guide to Dyslexia (2009) and Living with Dyslexia (2011), and the editor of The Dyslexia Handbook 2009/2010 (2009). She also co-edited Reading and Dyslexia in Different Orthographies (with S. McDougall & P. de Mornay Davies, 2010), and is a trustee of the British Dyslexia Association.
 
Published March 14, 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell. 233 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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