Jillian Zocher, The Learning Difference Convention
A treasure trove of information and support. It translates the galaxy of confusing terminology into understanding, helps identify the unique strengths and challenges of each learner, highlights the vital role of parents and teachers in the profiling process, offers vital support strategies and explains the nitty gritty detail of assessments in layman's terms. A 'must have' for anyone dealing with dyslexia and learning differences.
Angela Smythe, Head of Secondary Learning Support. The British School al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi
This book is the perfect 'one book library' for everything both teachers and parents need to know about Dyslexia and the co-occurring challenges that those with Dyslexia experience. It covers symptoms, assessment tools, strategies and resources. It's comprehensive, up-to-date and highly informative. It may save you a lot of shelf space!
Lorna Harkins, Head of Support for Learning, Kelvinside Academy
This is a must have for any classroom and indeed for young people, parents and carers. The underlying information provided on why we assess children is fundamental in understanding our young learners and for planning effectively for their future learning. Most importantly, it explains to the person being assessed, why we assess. Bringing together a wealth of experience and knowledge, Reid and Guise have yet again provided a valuable resource for anyone working with those with additional support needs.
Bernadette McLean, Former Principal of Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
The "go-to" book not just for parents but classroom teachers also; whether you suspect a child has a difficulty or if you have decided an assessment is what's needed this accessible, easy to follow guide will help remove the mystique that often accompanies assessment reports.