Issues in dyslexia support: diagnosis, attitudes, and perceptions

2017-10-26T10:41:01Z (GMT) by Melanie A. Pope
It would seem that dyslexic pupils do not receive what is either an adequate or an appropriate education within mainstream secondary classrooms. Mainstream teachers do not know enough about the condition to enable them to make adequate provisions for dyslexic children within the classroom. An examination of the literature concerning the syndrome revealed a variety of theories of aetiology, procedures for diagnosis, nomenclature, and other issues surrounding the subject within an educational context. This must inevitably result in much confusion for those working with dyslexics in an educational environment, who are, primarily, teachers. [Continues.]