#Resource Diary Entry 40: #Dyslexia

I recently assessed children who really needed some help in understanding their difficulties in reading and writing. This book presents a number of related issues associated with reading and writing difficulties such as feelings, needing to practise and hidden talents. This book would support discussion about self-identity, strengths, uniqueness and supportive interventions such as the need to persevere through difficulties.

This book would serve well as part of specific recommendations following an assessment for the child, family and teacher. It could also be used as part of individual session when a child needs support in understanding oneself and initiate the development of discourses around finding one’s talents.

Moore-Mallinos, J. (2018). It’s Called Dyslexia. Barron’s Educational Series/Gemser Publications.

2 Comments on “#Resource Diary Entry 40: #Dyslexia”

    • Dr Pascale Paradis – Mount Eliza, Melbourne – Canadian of origin, from Quebec, Pascale lived 18 years in Scotland and England and now lives South of Melbourne in Australia, with her husband and three children. Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS), Pascale is registered to work as Educational and Child Psychologist with the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) in the UK and as Psychologist with Educational and Developmental endorsement with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (APHRA). Pascale has completed a degree in Psychology in Quebec, a Masters in Psychology and Education at the University of Cambridge, UK, and a Doctorate in Child, Adolescent and Educational Psychology at the Institute of Education, London, UK, and worked in Essex as a trainee and qualified Educational Psychologist. Prior to training as an Educational Psychologist, Pascale worked in different childcare and educational settings, notably, summer camps, primary school and secondary schools, independent schools, further education colleges and childcare centres in Quebec, Scotland and England. She also worked for local authorities developing specialised education and services for children and families. Her husband works as an engineer in the marine signalisation industry. Pascale is a passionate and creative practitioner who enjoys the variety of the Educational Psychologist role. As a parent of three children, she is also well placed to understand family experiences. Warm and amicable in her approach, Pascale has special interests in teachers' wellbeing, allied health and psychologists mentoring and school leaders coaching and support.
      Pascale Paradis

      Yes of course!

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