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Module Reading List

Introduction to Dyslexia, 2019/20, Semester 1
Anita Collins
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core Reading

Hulme, C and Snowling M.J., 2009. Developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition ISBN: 9780631206125 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9780631206118 (hbk.) : £49.99; 0631206116 (hbk.) : £49.99; 0631206124 (pbk.) : £19.99. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. Chapters 4, 5, 6, and 7      

Reid, G. (2011). Dyslexia  (3rd Ed). London: Continuum (e-book)

Recommended Reading

MacBlain, S., Long, L., & Dunn, J. (2015). Dyslexia, literacy and inclusion : child-centred perspectives . Los Angeles ;: SAGEReid G and Wearmouth J. (eds.) 2002. Dyslexia and literacy : an introduction to theory and practice. Chichester: John Wiley.

Reid, G. (2013). Dyslexia and inclusion classroom approaches for assessment, teaching and learning (Second edition). Abingdon: Routledge. (e-book)

Snowling M.J. 2000. Dyslexia (Second Edition), Oxford: Blackwell.

Snowling, M., Nash, H., Gooch, D., Hayiou-Thomas, M., & Hulme, C. (2019). Developmental Outcomes for Children at High Risk of Dyslexia and Children With Developmental Language Disorder. Child Development.  

Thompson, PA, Hulme, C, Nash, HM et al. (3 more authors) (2015) Developmental dyslexia: predicting individual risk. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56 (9). pp. 976-987

Additional Reading

Du Pré, L., Gilroy D. and Miles T, 2008. Dyslexia at College, Abingdon: Routledge.

Eide B. L. and Eide F.F. 2011. The dyslexic advantage : unlocking the hidden potential of the dyslexic brain, London: Hay House.

Godwin, J. 2012. Studying with dyslexia ISBN: 9780230390560 (pbk.) : £5.99; 0230390560 (pbk.) : £5.99, Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Goodwin, V and Thomson B. 2012. Making dyslexia work for you, London: Routledge.

Hargreaves S. (ed.) 2007. Study skills for dyslexic students. London: Sage.

Klingberg T. 2013. The learning brain : memory and brain development in children New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 73-85.

The Open University 2008. Studying with dyslexia. ISBN: 9780749229184, Milton Keynes: The Open University.

Pavey B., Meehan M. and Davies S. 2013. The dyslexia-friendly teacher's toolkit : strategies for teaching students 3-18, London: Sage.

Price G. and Skinner J. 2007. Support for learning differences in higher education : the essential practitioners' manual, Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books.

Reid G. 2009. Dyslexia: A Practitioner’s Handbook (Fourth Edition) Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.


Wood T. and Cochrane K. 2009. Understanding and managing dyslexia for dummies, Chichester: Wiley.

(Other secondary sources to be given on a week by week basis as the course proceeds)

Useful Websites

British Dyslexia Association

Dyslexia Action

This list was last updated on 23/09/2019