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Dyslexia and Self-Concept Seeking a Dyslexic Identity by Robert Burden

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


  • Teaching of those with special educational needs,
  • The self, ego, identity, personality,
  • Special Education - Learning Disabled,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education / Special Education / Learning Disabled,
  • Special Education - General,
  • Dyslexia,
  • Dyslexic children,
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8630751M
ISBN 10186156483X
ISBN 109781861564832

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This book addresses the important area of dyslexic children' s perception of themselves and how this is shaped by people and processes within their early school draws upon hitherto neglected psychological concepts such as self-efficacy, locus of control and learned helplessness to explain within a social-interactivist framework the powerful effect of self-perceptions on the .   Dyslexia and Self-Concept by Robert Burden, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). Robert Burden is the author of Dyslexia and Self-Concept ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published ), When I'm 64 ( avg rating, 1 rating, /5. Self-esteem can be defined as the belief that a person is accepted, connected, unique, powerful, and capable. Self-esteem issues take on a particular significance for pupils with dyslexia because self-assessment of this concept requires the ability to evaluate and compare.

Get this from a library! Dyslexia and self-concept: seeking a dyslexic identity. [Robert L Burden] -- "This book addresses the important area of dyslexic children's perception of themselves and how this is shaped by people and processes in their early school careers. It . Empirical studies note correlations between low self-esteem/anxiety and academic failure (Burns, ), more so with dyslexics, as Humphrey and Mullins (, p. ) notes ‘the experience of dyslexics at school has clear and demonstrable negative effects on the self-concept and self-esteem of children’. Authors: Heidari, Taher, Shole Amiri, and Hosein Molavi. Article: Effect of the Davis training method on self-concept children with dyslexia. Randomized Controlled Studies – Iran, Researchers from the University of Isfahan randomly selected and assigned 20 dyslexic third-grade boys to an. Students with dyslexia, in Singapore, did not tend to have low academic self-concept or feel depressed when they compared themselves with their peers without dyslexia. Instead, they possessed some protective factors, such as positive global self-worth, and positive self-concept on athletic abilities and social Size: KB.

With a focus on self-concept, the authors highlight ways to positively influence both literacy acquisition and individual well-being. This book is ideal reading for those taking courses on dyslexia or literacy learning difficulties within education, psychology and related disciplines. These men and women with dyslexia succeeded by dint of grit, hard work, and unrelenting persistence. I administered a self-concept inventory to them and discovered that, for two thirds of the men and women, persistence was a key personality trait central to their enduring self-concept. They related this trait to their own learning struggles. Offering a framework on which to understand the concept of dyslexia, the book considers procedures that can both identify the condition and help support those with it. With a focus on self-concept, the authors highlight ways to positively influence . This research aimed at exploring the motivation for reading of pupils with dyslexia, and to investigate whether they differ from their peers. A total of 32 pupils formed the LD group (22 boys and 10 girls, 5th- and 6th-graders) who were diagnosed with dyslexia. A comparison group was formed of pupils who attended the same classes (N = ), and these were divided into two Cited by: