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Dyslexia in Adult Education: An Overview of Current Issues and Trends

Aimee Concepcion Chavez

231 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Dyslexia in Adult Education discusses about the taboo of dyslexia and how it is important to be discussed as it has been turning out to be frequent in adults. This book provides readers with insights about dyslexia in adults, adult education and supporting adults with dyslexia. The text in the book throws light on psychosocial effects of dyslexia, development of coping mechanisms and special needs education. Also discussed in this book are the different challenges’ dyslexic adult faces in their life by discussing topics like issues of bullying and intimidation, special community colleges and critical issues in special education. Readers are informed about different aspects which could be helpful in spreading awareness about dyslexia in adult education.
Author Bio
Aimee Concepcion C. Chavez is a Licensed Professional Teacher. She is an Associate Professor at Laguna State Polytechnic University, Philippines and the Chairperson of Extension and Training Services of LSPU Siniloan Campus. She handles Physical Science subjects, Professional Education subjects and Methods of Research in both the undergraduate and graduate programs of the College of Teacher Education. She finished Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Arts in Teaching major in Science and Technology and have completed the academic requirements of the degree Doctor of Philosophy in Education major in Educational Leadership and Management. She is an Associate Member of the National Research Council of the Philippines and believes that in contributing to the body of knowledge, quality of life will be improved.