Patoss Summer 2016 Bulletin

Free for members, £12.95 for non-members

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 29 No. 1 Summer 2016




The Mind/Brain of a Dyslexic         

Albert M Galaburda, Emily Fisher Landau Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Supporting teachers in the teaching of reading, or what every teacher should know

Morag Stuart, University College London, Institute of Education

Rhona Stainthorp, University of Reading, Institute of Education

How can we harness children’s reading skills to promote vocabulary learning?

Dr Jessie Ricketts

‘Pupil Voice’ in Practice

Sharon Sissons

Exploring the Issues and Challenges in Dyscalculia Assessment

Alison Shorrock

How Progress can be measured with Standardised Tests

Judy Capener

Supporting Professional Practice

Lynn Greenwold

Reflections on Learning, Life and Music

Anna Devin

Maths and Number Difficulties: A Close Analysis

Sylvia Moody

The Dyslexia Apps Project

Tilly Mortimore and Myles Pilling:  Bath Spa University