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Last updated 26 October 2012 15:29 by NZTecAdmin

Date and Time: 31 August 2011, 12.30pm - 1.00pm
Presenter: Sue Dymock
Status: Discussions completed

Dyslexia is sometimes used as a catch-all term for learners experiencing reading difficulties. Research shows, however, that there are a number of reasons why learners have reading difficulties and being dyslexic is just one.

This webinar will focus on two topics:

  1. What is dyslexia?
  2. Signs of dyslexia.

Sue Dymock

Dr Sue Dymock is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Waikato. She is also one of the Professional Leaders of the National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults. Sue was a member of the development team for the Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy and Starting Points. Her research interests include reading acquisition, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and reading difficulties. Sue’s most recent co-authored book is Teaching Reading Vocabulary published by NZCER Press in July 2010.

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