Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

A teacher's practical guide
by Gavin Reid, Gad Elbeheri & John Everatt
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: nasen spotlight

Publication Date: July 16, 2015

ISBN: 9781317437796

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This comprehensive book provides all the information that practitioners need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment is addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention is also a key focus.

Looking at the full range of Specific Learning Difficulties, this book provides practical guidance on implementing strategies that are tried and tested for use in any classroom, whilst also acknowledging that assessment is a process involving other professionals and parents. Addressing issues and topics common in inclusive classrooms around the world, key topics covered include:

  • Specific Learning Difficulties in context

    Teacher Assessment in literacy, numeracy and movement

    Motor development and co-ordination

    Attention factors in learning

    The key issues on learning differences

    Self-esteem and emotional literacy

    How to enhance skills and the self-sufficiency of teachers

Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties will be an invaluable guide for classroom teachers, learning support departments, psychologists and other professionals.