Studying with Dyslexia by Janet GodwinStudying with Dyslexia by Janet Godwin

Studying with Dyslexia

byJanet Godwin

Paperback | August 1, 2012

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As a dyslexic student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective for you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will guide you through the dyslexic learning style. It gives you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively.

Handy for students at any level, this easy-to-read guide:

• suggests core strategies for doing things differently to work with your dyslexia, instead of against it
• covers individual study skills, including organisation, reading, writing and taking exams
• provides information on the support that should be available to you as a student
JANET GODWIN currently works at Oxford Brookes University, UK, for the Upgrade Study Advice Service and the Dyslexia SpLD service where she teaches study skills to students. Janet is also the author ofPlanning Your Essay. After a career in industry, Janet took up teaching and recognised that some students' performance was variable. Thi...
Title:Studying with DyslexiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 4.25 × 5.43 × 0.32 inPublished:August 1, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230390560

ISBN - 13:9780230390560

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements .- Introduction .- PART I: IT IS OK TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY .- 1. Working with your dyslexia.- PART II: STUDY SKILLS AT UNIVERSITY .- 2. Organisation.- 3. Time Management.- 4. Dealing with information.- 5. Doing research.- 6. Reading.- 6. Writing.- 8. Checking everything.- 9. Revision and memory.- 10. Exams.- 11. Dealing with seminars, group work and presenations.- 12. A final word... have confidence to study your own way!.- PART III: SUPPORT FOR DYSLEXIC STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY .- References .- Useful Contacts .- Useful Resources .- Index.