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Julian G. Elliott - The Dyslexia Debate - 9780521135870 - V9780521135870
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The Dyslexia Debate

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Description for The Dyslexia Debate Paperback. An examination of how we use the term 'dyslexia' and how this may undermine aid for struggling readers. Series: Cambridge Studies in Cognitive & Perceptual Development. Num Pages: 285 pages, 2 b/w illus. 4 colour illus. 1 table. BIC Classification: JNC; JNSG1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 154 x 15. Weight in Grams: 422.
The Dyslexia Debate examines how we use the term 'dyslexia' and questions its efficacy as a diagnosis. While many believe that a diagnosis of dyslexia will shed light on a reader's struggles and help identify the best form of intervention, Julian G. Elliott and Elena L. Grigorenko show that it adds little value. In fact, our problematic interpretation of the term could prove to be a major disservice to many children with difficulties learning to read. This book outlines in detail the diverse ways in which reading problems have been conceptualized and operationalized. Elliott and Grigorenko consider the latest research ... Read more

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About Julian G. Elliott
Julian G. Elliot is a professor at the Durham University School of Education. He is a chartered psychologist, an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society, and an academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. Prior to practising as an educational psychologist, Elliott taught children with special needs. He appeared in the UK television program 'Dispatches: The Dyslexia Myth' in ... Read more

Reviews for The Dyslexia Debate
'No term has so impeded the scientific study of reading, as well as the public's understanding of reading disability, as the term dyslexia. The retiring of the word is long overdue. Elliott and Grigorenko provide an impressive review of the evidence on why this is the case. I highly recommend the book for reading practitioners.' Keith E. Stanovich, University of ... Read more

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