The International Book of Dyslexia: A Guide to Practice and Resources

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 14, 2005 - Psychology - 208 pages
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Are difficulties in dyslexia the same the world over? What can we learn from resources and practice in different countries? In this book, individuals, institutions and organisations have been gathered from around the world to report on the policies, resources and training for people with dyslexia and those who work with them. Over 50 countries are included in this guide, together with details of dyslexia associations and resources.

This unique collection offers a wealth of information to parents, teachers and individuals who are seeking support. It also will be of interest to researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

This book is also available as an electronic supplement to The International Book of Dyslexia: A Cross-Language Comparison and Practice Guide which is available from your bookshop or from John Wiley & Sons Ltd ISBN 0471498416 The complete volume is an extensive and wide-ranging guide to both dyslexia research and practice around the world.
 

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Contents

Introduction Dyslexia different contexts same problems
1
Dyslexia in Argentina
5
Dyslexia in Australia
9
Dyslexia in Austria
16
Dyslexia in Bahrain
20
Dyslexia in Belgium
25
Dyslexia in Brazil
29
Dyslexia in Bulgaria
34
Dyslexia in Italy
139
Dyslexia in Japan
143
Dyslexia in Jordan
147
Dyslexia in Kenya
152
Dyslexia in Luxembourg
155
Dyslexia in Malaysia
158
Dyslexia in Malta
164
Dyslexia in Namibia
168

Dyslexia in Canada
38
Dyslexia in the Caribbean
43
Dyslexia in Catalonia
48
Dyslexia in Chile
51
Dyslexia in China
56
Dyslexia in Croatia
58
Dyslexia in Cyprus
62
Dyslexia in the Czech Republic
68
Dyslexia in Denmark
72
Dyslexia in Egypt
79
Dyslexia in England
86
Dyslexia in Finland
92
Dyslexia in France
96
Dyslexia in Germany
100
Dyslexia in Greece
103
Dyslexia in Hong Kong
109
Dyslexia in Hungary
116
Dyslexia in India
122
Dyslexia in Iran
128
Dyslexia in Ireland
132
Dyslexia in Israel
136
Dyslexia in the Netherlands
171
Dyslexia in New Zealand
176
Dyslexia in North Cyprus
179
Dyslexia in Norway
182
Dyslexia in the Philippines
184
Dyslexia in Poland
190
Dyslexia in Russia
197
Dyslexia in Scotland
201
Dyslexia in Singapore
205
Dyslexia in South Africa
208
Dyslexia in Sweden
215
Dyslexia in Switzerland
222
Dyslexia in Taiwan
224
Dyslexia in Thailand
229
Dyslexia in Tobago
232
Dyslexia in the USA
236
Dyslexia in Wales
240
Welsh Dyslexia ProjectProsiect Dyslecsia Cymru
246
Index
249
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