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- DescriptionAn examination of how we use the term 'dyslexia' and how this may undermine aid for struggling readers.
- Author BiographyJulian G. Elliot is a professor at the Durham University School of Education. He is a chartered psychologist, an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society, and an academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. Prior to practising as an educational psychologist, Elliott taught children with special needs. He appeared in the UK television program 'Dispatches: The Dyslexia Myth' in 2005 and has continued to be featured regularly in international media. He has received major grants from the Economic and Social Research Council to study a wide variety of topics, including collaborative group work, interventions for children with working memory difficulties, and improving mental health and wellbeing through exercise. Elena L. Grigorenko is the Emily Fraser Beede Professor of Developmental Disabilities, Child Studies, Psychology, and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University. She is also an adjunct senior research scientist at Moscow City University for Psychology and Education. Grigorenko received her PhD in general psychology from Moscow State University and her PhD in developmental psychology and genetics from Yale. She has written more than 400 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and books and received funding from numerous federal and private organizations, such as the NIH, NSF, DOE, USAID, and American Psychological Foundation. Grigorenko has worked with children and families in the United States, Africa (Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar, the Gambia, and Zambia), India, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
- Author(s)Elena L. Grigorenko,Julian G. Elliott
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication24/03/2014
- GenreEducation & Teaching
- Series TitleCambridge Studies in Cognitive & Perceptual Development
- Series Part/Volume Number14
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note2 b/w illus. 4 colour illus. 1 table
- Weight570 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine17 mm
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