FURTHER READING - SPECIAL NEEDS


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Boon, Maureen (2001) "Helping children with dyspraxia". Jessica Kingsley Publishers. ISBN 1853028819.

Offers positive answers to questions commonly asked by parents and teachers about behaviour, causes, identification and assessment together with a range of possible therapeutic interventions.

Chivers, Maria (2000) "Dyslexia: a parents guide". Need2Know. ISBN 1861440421.

Includes section on dyslexia and giftedness.

Frank, Robert and Livingston, Kathryn E. (2004) "The secret life of the dyslexic child. How she thinks. How he feels. How they can succeed". Rodale Press. ISBN 1579549853.

With his experience of dyslexia Frank Robert focuses on understanding the best ways to raise children's self-esteem and confidence.

Kirby, Amanda (2002) "Dyspraxia: the hidden handicap". Souvenir Press. ISBN 0285635123.

Includes strategies for parents and teaches to encourage children to improve their social skills and develop a strong self-esteem.

Macintyre, Christine (2001) "Dyspraxia 5-11". David Fulton. ISBN 1853467847.

Explains dyspraxia together with intellectual, emotional and social development.

Montgomery, Diane (ed.) "Gifted and talented children with special needs: double exceptionality". David Fulton. ISBN 1853469548.

Written for teachers, students, educators, researchers and educational psychologists the practical text provides guidance on identifying highly able pupils with special needs such as ADHD, dyspraxia, dyslexia and Downs Syndrome.

Moody, Sylvia (2004) "Dyslexia: a teenagers guide". Vermillion. ISBN 0091900018.

Increasing confidence, dealing with stress, building on creative talent together with strategies for study, exams and improving memory together with the personal stories of a dyslexic and a dyspraxic teenager.

Lovecky, Deirdre V. (2004) "Different minds: gifted children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and other learning deficits". Jessica Kingsley Publishing. ISBN 1853029645.

Through recognizing the different levels and kinds of giftedness, this book provides an insight into the challenges and benefits specific to gifted children with attention difficulties.

Neihart, Maureen and Reis, Sally M. and Robinson, Nancy M. and Moon, Sidney M. (eds) (2001) "Social and emotional development of gifted children. What do we know?" Prufrock Press. ISBN 1882664779.

"Instigated by a task force convened by the National Association for Gifted Children [USA] and written by leading scholars in the field of gifted children." For teachers, parents and researchers the book summarizes research on special populations, the learning disabled, gay and lesbian students. Covers learning disabilities, adolescents, academically gifted, underachieving, creatively gifted.

Palladino, Lucy Jo (1999) "Dreamers, discoverers and dynamos: how to help the child who is bright, bored and having problems in school". Ballantine. ISBN 0345405730.

Explains how parents can identify and appreciate the Edison Trait--intelligence, active imagination, and a free-spirited approach to life--and offers eight steps to help support its benefits and minimize its problems.

Reid, Gavin (2004) "Dyslexia: a complete guide for parents". John Wiley. ISBN 0470863129.

Written for parents and teachers to enhance their role in supporting children. Includes up-to-date research, first-hand accounts and suggests resources.

Riddick, Barbara and Lumsden, David and Wolfe, Judith (2002) "Dyslexia: a practical guide for teachers and parents". David Fulton. ISBN 1853467804.

Realistic strategies for non-specialists and parents wanting to help their children.



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