Full of advice on topics such as note taking, reading strategies and exam technique, this fully revised and updated new edition will motivate, inspire and guide dyslexic students through their college studies. The new edition has a new chapter on writing your dissertation, more on spelling, more on using statistics, more on planning and timetabling techniques, more on using technology, and expanded advice on preparing and giving presentations. Included with the book is a CD Rom that supplies an electronic copy of the book plus further resources.
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Sandra Hargreaves is the Programme Leader for the Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adult Dyslexic Learners in Higher Education at London Metropolitan University.
Sandra Hargreaves was the Course Leader for both the MA SpLD and the PGDip in Assessment for SpLD (Dyslexia) at London Metropolitan University, where she was a Teaching Fellow. In addition she was Module Leader for Supporting Adult Learners with SpLD, which is part of the MA SpLD run jointly by the Dyslexia Association in Singapore and London Metropolitan University. She is the Director of Mind Aligned (www.mindaligned.org). Mind Aligned is a service which covers a range of different activities including diagnosing dyslexia and supporting dyslexic adults both in higher education and the workplace.
Sandra has been involved in dyslexia support at Thames Valley University, the Inner London Probation Service and Uxbridge College. She previously worked for many years in Australia at Macquarie University in the Teacher Education Programme where she was the Course Leader of the Secondary English Team.
She has Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association in Further and Higher Education (AMBDA FE/HE) and a Practising Certificate from the Professional Association of Teachers of Students with SpLD (PATOSS). Sandra has been involved with education throughout her career. After initial training as an English teacher at the University of Newcastle in Australia, she completed both an MA and MEd at the University of Sydney. She has undertaken all her training in dyslexia in the UK. She is also dyslexic.Review:
'Informative, clear and well-structured, providing practical advice and excellent tips, this is a must for HE students with SpLDs and staff' - Sally Freeman, Chair, ADSHE Praise for the First Edition: 'With all the contributors having completed the Postgraduate Certificate: Teaching Adult Dyslexic Learners in Higher Education...this reader felt that the study skills discussed were tried, tested and reliable. I shall recommend this book to confident undergraduates or those who have good teacher/support' - The Patoss Bulletin
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