October 27, 2013

Book: Researching Dyslexia in Multilingual Settings

From http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783090648

Researching Dyslexia in Multilingual Settings: Diverse Perspectives
By Deirdre Martin
Published by Multilingual Matters

This volume draws together current research on dyslexia and literacy in multilingual settings across disciplines and methodologies. The contributors, all internationally recognized in the field, address developmental and acquired literacy difficulties and dyslexia in a range of language contexts including EAL/EFL. The book uses theories and analytical frameworks of a critical nature to reveal prejudicial social practices, and suggests future research directions towards a critical re-consideration of current understandings of dyslexia in multilingual settings, with a view to foregrounding the potential for interdisciplinarity. The book also suggests ways forward for evidence-informed practice, and it will be a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners and students alike.

Visit the publisher's website at http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783090648

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