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Author Selikowitz, Mark.

Title Dyslexia and other learning difficulties : the facts / Mark Selikowitz
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  618.925889 Sel/Dao 1998  AVAILABLE
Description x, 159 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Oxford medical publications
The facts
Facts (Oxford, England)
Oxford medical publications.
Contents Pt. 1. Introduction. 1. What are specific learning difficulties? 2. How a specific learning difficulty is diagnosed. 3. Theories of causation. 4. How parents can help - general principles -- Pt. 2. Areas of learning. 5. Reading. 6. Spelling. 7. Writing. 8. Arithmetic. 9. Language. 10. Attention deficit disorder and sequential organization difficulties. 11. Coordination and clumsiness. 12. Social and emotional development. 13. Controversial treatments. 14. Adulthood
Summary Deals with the problems of intelligent children with learning disorders due to: dyslexia, clumsiness, and hyperactivity. Covers: causes and diagnosis, reading, spelling, writing, maths, language, social and emotional issues, controversial treatments and adulthood
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Adult
Subject Dyslexia.
Learning disabilities.
Author Selikowitz, Mark.
LC no. 98007564
ISBN 0192626612
Other Titles Dyslexia and other learning difficulties
Dyslexia : the facts
Dyslexia : the facts