What it says on the back of the book Overall, very impressive. Get a copy. Read it. Pass it on. Julie Davies, Sutherland Shire Christian School, NSW Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty that affects the ability to read and spell. Affecting about ten per cent of children, it is the special educational need that teachers are most likely to encounter. This lively and interesting book provides advice on the most effective teaching and learning strategies that can be used in the classroom. HIghly readable, practical and informative. Gavin Reid’s book will prove invaluable for teachers, trainees, SENCOs and teaching assistants. This second edition contains new chapters on learning and study skills, specific learning difficulties and the role of parents. A teacher for many years, Dr Gavin Reid is now an Educational Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Educational Studies at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. He is consultant to the Red Rose School for Dyslexic Children in St Annes, Lancashire.