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The Memory and Processing Guide for Neurodiverse Learners

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781787750722

Price: £18.99

ON SALE: 18th June 2020

Genre: Society & Social Sciences / Education

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Armed with the wealth of understanding and strategies in this guide, students will discover how they can learn best, to make studying and revision more effective (and less stressful).
Packed with simple, tried and tested strategies and workarounds, this study guide for supporting kids and teens who learn differently (such as those with ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia or ASD) explains what memory and processing issues are, and how to work around them. Written by a tutor and specialist with years of experience of working with students with learning differences, this book enables the student to understand the best ways they learn and the reasons behind this.

Unpacking processing speed, sensory processing, metacognition, and executive functioning, including working memory, this uniquely relatable and empowering study guide will provide students with the self-understanding they need to manage exams and academic tasks at school with confidence and peace of mind.

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Alison Patrick has drawn upon her years of experience as a support tutor to write this definitive guide to techniques and strategies for helping individuals with specific learning difficulties achieve their educational potential. Particularly welcome is her chapter on support strategies for enhancing mental well-being, an often overlooked issue.
David Grant, PhD. Educational Psychologist
All readers, whatever their current views on the impact of memory and processing skills, will find plenty to stimulate their thinking in this book. Alison Patrick writes from personal experience and her range of reference is extensive. The accessible layout ensures teachers will find this a go-to resource for research, key strategies and useful tips.
Margaret Glasgow, Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit Working Group (former head of Glasgow Dyslexia Support Service)