Patoss Winter 2015 Bulletin

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The Bulletin contains reviews of recent research and publications. Articles can detail personal teaching experiences, reports from courses or conferences, reviews of books, games and teaching materials. The Bulletin has a reputation as a publication of high professional standing, and goes out to a specialised readership who are generally well informed. Reviews are written critically and fully on topics of interest. They reflect various aspects of practice, theory, resources or information which would be of general interest to Patoss members. The Bulletin is published twice a year.

The Editor welcomes contributions from all Patoss Members and other professionals in the field on any topic related to recent Specific Learning Difficulties. This could be an independent study or research which has been conducted as part of Masters/PhD study or as action research in your place of work.

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Volume 28 No. 2 Winter 2015 


Editorial Julia Kender

Hearing dyslexic students’ voices through the photographs they take: photo-interviewing as a participatory research method  Jane Lapraik

Emotion Coaching - a strategy for promoting behavioural self-regulation in children/young people Janet Rose

A Design for Life  Camilla Buchanan in conversation with Lynn Ross

uDrama, Performance Autoethnography and Self-Esteem - Listening to Youngsters with Dyslexia and their Parents  Dr Ruth Falzon

All Change for the DSA

  • Disabled Students Allowance “Modernisation - What does it mean to you?” Anwen Jones
  • DSA changes and university environments for SpLD students Dr John Conway
  • Inclusive Learning Environments in Higher Education: Government Pipedream or Achievable Reality? Ivan Newman


Addendum to Patoss Bulletin Articles: Summer 2013 and Summer 2014—Turning the Tables

ICT Section

Preparing for the Road Ahead: Improving accessibility for all - an holistic approach to SpLD strategy support integrating agile assistive technology and apps Atif Choudhury & Jamie Crabb



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