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Dyslexia in higher education : anxiety and coping skills

Summary: "Current book publications in the form of study skills books for dyslexic higher education students written by dyslexia practitioners and education professionals have to date been focused on the delivery of effective cognitive study skills strategies with less emphasis on supporting students with developing techniques to manage anxiety and stress in relating to their academic courses. Yet, if negative emotional consequences of dyslexia are exacerbated, and if there is little understanding from published materials in the field of dyslexia of the association between dyslexia and negative emotion for the dyslexic higher education student, this could have a more harmful impact on student progression than the cognitive deficits connected with their dyslexia"--

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  • ISBN: 9781316517000
  • ISBN: 1316517004
  • ISBN: 9781009016889
  • ISBN: 1009016881
  • ISBN: 9781009032162
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Dyslexia in adult students -- Dyslexia, anxiety and social/emotional barriers in higher education -- Theories of anxiety and coping -- Identification of the prevalence of anxiety -- Effects of dyslexia and emotional responses to academic tasks -- Cognitive techniques to overcome barriers to learning -- Emotional techniques to overcome barriers to learning -- Theoretical insights on dyslexic anxiety and coping responses -- Concluding thoughts and moving forwards.
Subject: Dyslexics Education (Higher)
College students with disabilities Psychology
Stress (Psychology)
Stress management
Stress (Physiology)

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