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Hall, Eleanor Thurston – Annals of Dyslexia, 1982
Teachers should know language structure when dealing with the diagnosis of pupils' language difficulties. Simple solutions, such as proofreading his/her work, underlining, and transcribing paragraph dictation may be suggested for students once the teacher grasps the sound/symbol/syllable structure of English. (CL)
Descriptors: Language Handicaps, Language Patterns, Language Skills, Secondary Education
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Carlisle, Joanne F. – Annals of Dyslexia, 1983
Fifteen exercises are presented that are intended to increase reading comprehension in seventh and eighth graders via emphasis on word recognition, language comprehension (syntax and semantics), and reasoning skills (including inference, analogies, relationships, and direction following). (CL)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Reading Comprehension
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Cox, Aylett R. – Annals of Dyslexia, 1983
The article describes the Alphabetic Phonics Teacher Training Programs which focuses on incorporating multisensory instruction with a more "old-fashioned" phonics-first basic presentation of reading for dyslexic children. Suggestions are made for infusing the approach into the regular classroom and into teacher preparation programs. (CL)
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Multisensory Learning, Phonics, Reading Instruction
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Burrows, Dian; Wolf, Beverly – Annals of Dyslexia, 1983
Multisensory techniques can be used to provide opportunities for creative expression for children with specific language disabilities. Dramatics, art, movement activities, music, poetry, and dancing can help meet the children's emotional needs while also enhancing their self-concepts. (CL)
Descriptors: Creative Development, Creative Expression, Dyslexia, Elementary Secondary Education
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Jones, Bobbie H. – Annals of Dyslexia, 1986
Guidelines are offered for diagnosing and teaching the gifted dyslexic. Characteristics of the gifted and of children with attention-deficit disorders are listed. A diagnostic battery is recommended. Educational suggestions include family involvement, remediation of academic skill deficits, and student guidance in developing organization and study…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Dyslexia, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education