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Dyslexia and self-esteem: stories of resilience

Glazzard, Jonathan (2012) Dyslexia and self-esteem: stories of resilience. In: Dyslexia - A Comprehensive and International Approach. INTECH, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 163-186. ISBN 9789535105176

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Abstract

This study investigates stories of resilience in people with dyslexia. It provides a brief overview of some of the key literature in this area and draws on earlier research which I conducted (Glazzard, 2010). Data was collected using narrative genre. Four informants volunteered to tell their stories. The study considers ways in which dyslexia has shaped the self-esteem, self-concepts and identities of the informants. The stories provide powerful insights into the lives of people with dyslexia and the reader is invited to draw their own interpretations from the narratives. The study concludes that an early diagnosis of dyslexia is essential for creating a positive self-image and recommends that further narrative research is necessary to explore the significant impact that dyslexia has on people’s sense of self.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Education and Professional Development
School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice > Early Years Childhood Youth and Community Research
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Depositing User: Jonathan Glazzard
Date Deposited: 01 May 2012 12:25
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2013 10:12
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/13310

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