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Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Mather, Nancy / Wendling, Barbara J.

Essentials of Psychological Assessment


2. Auflage April 2024
400 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-22923-9
John Wiley & Sons

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Expert guidance on the features of dyslexia and the most effective treatment options

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention allows psychologists, graduate students, reading specialists, and others to quickly acquire the knowledge and skills needed to treat individuals struggling with dyslexia. This book provides step-by-step guidance on accurately identifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions with individuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need to be considered in the assessment of dyslexia--both cognitive and academic--this book includes descriptions of the various tests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along with detailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals and parents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia.

A part of the trusted Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book features concise chapters designed to facilitate retention of key concepts with callout boxes, bullet points, and extensive illustrations. Additionally, the chapters contain questions to test your knowledge and reinforce what you have learned. This updated second edition covers essential topics for today's professionals, including genetic factors, reading instruction, technology, and dyslexia in schools.
* Gain an understanding of the neurological and genetic causes and risk factors of dyslexia
* Assess reading fluency, phonological awareness, and other markers of dyslexia
* Discover the latest interventions for improving reading and spelling in individuals with dyslexia
* Learn to pick up on cues that help with early identification and treatment of dyslexia

Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, this straightforward book presents information that will prepare school psychologists, neuropsychologists, educational diagnosticians, special education teachers, as well as general education teachers, to recognize, assess, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia. The book is also a good resource for parents who are helping a child with dyslexia.

Series Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

One Understanding Dyslexia 1

Two A Brief History of Dyslexia 13

Three The Brain and Dyslexia 29
Deborah Schneider, Fumiko Hoeft, Nancy Mather, Barbara J. Wendling, Sally Shaywitz*, and Bennett Shaywitz* Four Genetics and the Environment 41
Deborah Schneider, Nancy Mather, and Barbara J. Wendling

Five Assessment of Cognitive and Linguistic Risk Factors 55

Six Assessment of Decoding, Encoding, and Reading Fluency 73

Seven Phonological Awareness and Early Reading and Spelling 93

Eight Orthography and Orthographic Mapping for Reading and Spelling 105
Nancy Redding, Nancy Mather, and Barbara J. Wendling

Nine Teaching the Orthographic System by Integrating Morphology, Etymology, and Phoneme- Grapheme Relationships 119
Sue Scibetta Hegland

Ten Instruction in Basic Reading Skills and Spelling 131

Eleven Instruction in Reading Fluency 157

Twelve Technology Applications for Students with Dyslexia 171
Kathleen Puckett

Thirteen Dyslexia in Different Languages and English Learners 183
Martha Youman and Emily Mather

Fourteen Dyslexia in the Schools 197

Appendix A Descriptions of Tests 213

Appendix B Descriptions of Evidence-Based Programs 279

Appendix C Mobile Apps and Websites to Support Reading and Writing Instruction 333
Elaine Cheesman

Glossary 337

References 345

Suggested Readings 373

About the Authors and Contributing Authors 377

Index 379
Nancy Mather, PhD, is a professor emerita in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies at the University of Arizona. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of dyslexia. She is a co-author of the Tests of Dyslexia and the Woodcock-Johnson V.

Barbara J. Wendling, MA, is an author and consultant specializing in educational assessment and intervention with a focus on linking assessment to instruction. Barbara is a co-author of the Tests of Dyslexia and the Woodcock Interpretation and Instructional Interventions Program.

N. Mather, University of Arizona; B. J. Wendling, Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation