This book provides useful and practical advice on how lecturers' teaching and learning practices can take full account of a students' dyslexia and shows how they can incorporate an awareness of their needs into course design and delivery. The author, who has over ten years' experience of working with students with dyslexia in HE, pays particular attention to the variety of academic practice across disciplines and explores how staff in different subject areas can respond effectively to their dyslexic students. Margaret Herrington also explores and explains the issues surrounding topics such as visual skills, thinking and learning styles and writing.
This much needed book will be essential reading to any lecturer in HE who wishes to meet their professional legislative obligations, and will be of particular interest to those actually teaching a student with dyslexia. Staff development personnel, disability officers and Student Union staff will find this book invaluable and students themselves with dyslexia will be encouraged and motivated by the timely advice and guidance provided.