Study Skills For Students With Dyslexia

Author: Sandra Hargreaves
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1473968240
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Lecturers request your electronic inspection copy here Do you want to improve your study skills? Packed full of advice on topics including note taking, essay writing, reading strategies and exam techniques, Study Skills for Students with Dyslexia is an essential read for students with dyslexia and other Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs) in further and higher education. The guidance and tools provided help you organise and plan your work, improve your skills and boost your confidence, so you succeed throughout your studies. The new edition contains: A new chapter on critical thinking, giving you confidence in analysing information and expressing an argument A new chapter on how to make the most of lectures, to ensure you’re maximising your learning opportunities The latest IT and software references, including links to online assistive technologies A toolkit of downloadable resources to help you plan and study with ease, including templates, planners, tasks and activities, and toolsheets. This edition also comes with a fully editable digital download of the book, so you can access it in your preferred reading format. Practical and interactive, this book motivates, inspires and guides you through all your studies. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

The Study Skills Toolkit For Students With Dyslexia

Author: Monica Gribben
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1446289893
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'This toolkit is the student's safety net offering user friendly, down to earth advice and real life skills that have been tried and tested by the author' -Dr John Schneider, Educational Psychologist, Edinburgh 'This is exactly how I felt starting university ... a wonderful and very helpful book full of interesting and useful hints and tips on how to survive university as a dyslexic student. It doesn't make you feel silly or stupid but makes you feel you can achieve what you set out to do' -Sharon Patterson, Adult Nursing student, Edinburgh Napier University 'You realize you're in the hands of a professional who has taught thousands of students how to succeed at university' -Holly Pellicer, Dyslexia Advisor, University of Oslo Packed with helpful advice, checklists and templates, this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no- nonsense style, the guidance can be broken down into manageable chunks. Issues covered include: - procrastination - planning your assignment - understanding your essay question - researching, writing and referencing your written work - managing your own well-being. Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops in higher education, Monica Gribben has written an accessible book for students with dyslexia that shows how to work through the challenges that studying presents. The companion Website www.sagepub.co.uk/gribben has podcasts, worksheets and electronic resources to support each chapter. Monica Gribben is a private dyslexia consultant and Dyslexia Adviser at Edinburgh Napier University.

Study Skills For Students With Dyslexia

Author: Sandra Hargreaves
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1446202879
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Full of advice on topics such as note taking, reading strategies and exam technique, this fully revised and updated new edition will motivate, inspire and guide dyslexic students through their college studies. The new edition has a new chapter on writing your dissertation, more on spelling, more on using statistics, more on planning and timetabling techniques, more on using technology, and expanded advice on preparing and giving presentations. Included with the book is a CD Rom that supplies an electronic copy of the book plus further resources.

Studying With Dyslexia

Author: Janet Godwin
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230390579
File Size: 27,46 MB
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As a dyslexic student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective for you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will guide you through the dyslexic learning style. It gives you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively. Handy for students at any level, this easy-to-read guide: • suggests core strategies for doing things differently to work with your dyslexia, instead of against it • covers individual study skills, including organisation, reading, writing and taking exams • provides information on the support that should be available to you as a student

Study Skills And Dyslexia In The Secondary School

Author: Marion Griffiths
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136630562
File Size: 40,14 MB
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This book is aimed at those who encounter secondary school students with dyslexia on a daily basis. It takes a practical approach by breaking down the whole process of assessing the issues involved and then suggesting ways for teaching staff and students to implement a suitable program of study skills. It is well structured, clear, useful and written with the needs of busy teachers and students very much in mind. Included are assessment approaches, checklists, photocopiable activities, and suggestions for useful resources. Results from qualitative research are included to provide an additional practical insight into study skills and dyslexia in the secondary school. Theoretical knowledge has been used to underpin and inform practice. Teachers of students with dyslexia who are not specialists should find this a useful guide. It will also be of great use to SENCOs and Teaching Assistants.

The Dyslexia Adhd And Dcd Friendly Study Skills Guide

Author: Ann-Marie McNicholas
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1787751783
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This practical skills guide helps young people with who learn differently including those with dyslexia, DCD/dyspraxia and ADHD, study for their exams. Students who learn differently can often find exams challenging and can experience a good deal of anxiety around exam time, leading to exam results that may not accurately reflect their capabilities. Much exam stress arises from a lack of confidence with the ability to learn and retain information in a meaningful way. This engaging workbook is designed to help students to overcome these issues. It not only shows students how to develop a positive success attitude towards study and exams, but also aims to equip them with powerful strategies and techniques for learning and remembering. The book offers strategies for learners whose methods of learning are multisensory. When learning is active rather than passive, it happens faster, and is easier, more enjoyable and more effective. As you progress through the fun, engaging activities, so your confidence and belief in your ability to learn will increase. Struggling students will become confident, successful learners, with a positive attitude and access to a wide range of effective strategies, and in this way, you will achieve the results in exams that you have worked for and deserve.

Study Skills For Dyslexic Students

Author: Sandra Hargreaves
Editor: Sage Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781412936095
File Size: 67,35 MB
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Written with the needs of dyslexic students in further and higher education in mind, this book will motivate, inspire, and guide you through your studies. It is set out in an accessible format and includes a CD packed with tools and resources to help you plan your work, improve your skills, and boost your confidence.

Dyslexia Friendly Practice In The Secondary Classroom

Author: Tilly Mortimore
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 0857252135
File Size: 73,61 MB
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The first guide of its kind written specifically for trainee and newly qualified teachers, this standards-based text explores the needs of dyslexic learners in mainstream secondary schools. In light of the current dyslexia-friendly schools initiative, it looks at organisational-level support for dyslexic children, together with pragmatic strategies which teachers can use to support children's cross-curricular learning. Further, it includes case studies and practical tasks to build readers' confidence in supporting Specific Learning Difficulties, as well as a range of coping strategies and practical advice, based upon the authors' experience of working with dyslexic learners in different contexts over many years.

The Study Skills Toolkit For Students With Dyslexia

Author: Monica Gribben
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1446271331
File Size: 56,34 MB
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Lecturers, request you electronic inspection copy here Packed with helpful advice, checklists and templates, this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no-nonsense style, the guidance can be broken down into manageable chunks. Issues covered include: procrastination planning your assignment understanding your essay question researching, writing and referencing your written work managing your own well-being. Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops in higher education, Monica Gribben has written an accessible book for students with dyslexia that shows how to work through the challenges that studying presents. The companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/gribben has podcasts, worksheets and electronic resources to support each chapter. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Dyslexia

Author: Pat Heaton
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470777966
File Size: 17,60 MB
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Dyslexia: Students in Need offers a positive approach to students with dyslexia in further and higher education. Students with dyslexia gain degrees and professional qualifications, and successes of this kind often depend on appropriate educational and technological support and upon funding. Dyslexia: Students in Need, in an easy-to-read typeface, tackles the problems and challenges identified by students themselves. It contains • Information on applications and admissions to colleges and universities • Seeking information, support and funding about dyslexia from institutions • How to apply for funding from the Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) • Study skills relevant to dyslexia and to course requirements • Examples of how to maximise the strengths and abilities associated with dyslexia • Ideas about the use of computers, software and other technologies relevant to dyslexia • How to cope with revision and exams • Personal case studies written by undergraduate and postgraduate students with dyslexia.Not only invaluable for dyslexic students, but valuable reading for Heads of Departments, admissions tutors, Equal Opportunities co-ordinators, lectures, personal tutors and librarians.

Studying With Dyslexia

Author: Open University
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ISBN: 0749229187
File Size: 15,40 MB
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This booklet describes some of the challenges of studying with dyslexia and aims to help develop effective skills for studying. It has been printed on buff coloured paper, which many people who have dyslexia find much easier to read from as the glare that can be experienced when reading from white paper is reduced.Included in the booklet is a study card of Memory Strategies: ideas to try.This booklet provides ideas and suggestions that can help you: - Understand the effects of dyslexia and how you can overcome them - Identify and deal confidently with the challenges you might face whilst studying - Develop and improve your computer skills - Organise yourself and manage your time effectively - Develop successful reading strategies - Organise your note taking - Improve how you plan and prepare your assignments - Effectively revise and prepare for examsThere is an accompanying Skills for OU Study website http://www.open.ac.uk.skillsforstudy.If you are a current OU student please contact Student Services before ordering.

How To Study With Dyslexia Pocketbook

Author: How2Become
Editor: Rapid Study Skills for Students
ISBN: 9781912370146
File Size: 23,45 MB
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This easy-to-absorb pocketbook has been designed to help those with dyslexia get the most out of their learning and studies. Packed with actionable advice and visual guidance, this compact pocketbook details the effects of dyslexia and how you can confidently deal with them to your advantage. Chapters on how to develop your organisational skills, get the most from your learning, improve your memory, develop tailored reading strategies and use time to your advantage. This practical book will allow you to plan and prepare fully for your assignments, projects and exams. Learn how to confidently improve your core study skills and manage your time effectively with this essential pocketbook. Understand your dyslexia, how it impacts your studies and how to get the most from your learning; Packed full of actionable advice and guidance; Confidently deal with the effects of your dyslexia and use them to your advantage; Develop your organisational skills; Develop tailored reading strategies and a full plan of action for your studies, assignments and exams; Manage your time effectively; A portable pocketbook packed full of easy and effective advice

Help Students Improve Their Study Skills

Author: Jane Dupree
Editor: David Fulton Pub
ISBN: 9781843122630
File Size: 49,34 MB
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Provides guidance for students on improving study skills, with information on reading skills, writing skills, memory, and exam techniques.

Introduction To Dyslexia

Author: Lindsay Peer
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135372918
File Size: 21,83 MB
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This work provides the class teacher with a straightforward introduction to dyslexia. The authors highlight methods of identification of dyslexia within the classroom context and provide examples of how dyslexia can be dealt with by the class teacher.

Managing Dyslexia At University

Author: Claire Jamieson
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135396000
File Size: 71,97 MB
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A thorough and comprehensive guide for both education professionals and those affected by dyslexia, this book is predominantly a guidebook. It includes lots of practical advice and is based on the authors’ sound knowledge of current theory and practice. It includes: photocopiable materials contact and reference details personal organisation advice ways forward for potential problems information on secondary or associated difficulties.

Dyslexia Strategies Supports And Interventions

Author: Sandra Rief
Editor: NPR Inc.
ISBN: 1935609165
File Size: 65,24 MB
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This reference guide presents valuable information on dyslexia, as well as practical classroom strategies and accommodations to address areas such as: Phonological Awareness Decoding & Word Recognition Fluency Other important supports include study skills, learning strategies and social/emotional supports. Research-based Tier 2 and 3 interventions for students with dyslexia are also provided. A powerful "desk reference" for every teacher committed to addressing the needs of students with dyslexia in their classrooms.

Great Ways To Learn Anatomy And Physiology

Author: Charmaine McKissock
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137415258
File Size: 14,60 MB
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This highly visual text is the perfect companion for anyone studying anatomy and physiology. Offering innovative techniques to help students with their learning, this user-friendly, accessible study skills text is the perfect accompaniment to any course or textbook. Complex processes are brought to life with imaginative diagrams and storylines which aid understanding, reinforce memory and also support students with memory, dyslexic or mathematical difficulties. New to this edition is a fully updated section on First Aid, and brand new content on making posters and presentations

Dyslexia And Inclusion

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0415607582
File Size: 39,70 MB
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Now fully updated, Dyslexia and Inclusion aims to equip all teachers with the necessary knowledge of dyslexia in order to for it to be effectively understood and dealt with in the classroom. The book is based around Reid's five signposts for successful inclusion - acknowledging differences, recognizing strengths, understanding what is meant by inclusion, planning for practice, and ensuring that the task outcomes are attainable. In identifying the key issues of inclusive practice, the book details current research whilst also providing support to meet the practical needs of the classroom teacher. This highly practical, topical and accessible text includes chapters on: effective learning curriculum access and differentiation whole school approaches specific approaches in reading, spelling, writing and numeracy. By understanding the crucial aspects of dyslexia, teachers can be pro-active and anticipate the type of difficulties they may encounter. This book will be beneficial to all teachers looking to support their students with dyslexia and help them to fulfil their potential in school and in the wider community.

100 Ideas For Secondary Teachers Supporting Students With Dyslexia

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472917928
File Size: 28,33 MB
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Do you need ready-to-use, fun and engaging ideas for supporting students with dyslexia in your classroom? Then look no further! Designed for busy secondary school teachers, this book is packed with tried-and-tested activities to integrate into your lesson plans that you can use straight away. There are ideas specific to secondary subject areas, including English, maths and PE, plus loads of practical advice on key areas of personal development, from self-esteem and staying motivated to effective study skills. This is the perfect companion for teachers and SENCOs who want to ensure that those children with dyslexia in their care are fully supported to help fulfil their potential. INCLUDES: Teaching tips Taking it further ideas Quotes from teachers and pupils Bonus ideas

Dyslexia

Author: Sylvia Moody
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134085788
File Size: 16,47 MB
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Dyslexia: Surviving and Succeeding at College is a practical and easy-to-read guide for dyslexic and dyspraxic students. Clearly and simply written, in a dyslexia-friendly format, it addresses not just study skills, but also more general aspects of coping with student life. Each chapter includes step-by-step strategies which can be put into practice from the very first day at college. You will learn how to develop effective study skills such as: reading strategies to improve your accuracy and comprehension skills how to make your note-taking efficient and useful for essay writing feeling confident in contributing to seminars memory strategies for study and everyday life how to organise your time and plan your work. Sylvia Moody recognises that adapting to student life generally is as important as developing study skills. Guidance is given to assist you in finding your way around campus, building relationships with tutors, managing emotional development and preparing for the world of work. Full of invaluable self-help strategies, this book will empower you to improve your skills in all areas. The book will also be useful to subject tutors who wish to learn about dyslexia, and to dyslexia tutors and co-ordinators who want to give practical advice to their students. Dr Sylvia Moody is a freelance writer and psychologist specialising in adult dyslexia.