Adoniou Misty. (2013) What should teachers know about spelling? UKLA Literacy.
Albrow K H. (1972) Vol. 2. The English writing system: notes towards a description. Longman.
Allen C. Read It and Weep. The Weekly Standard.USA
Ashby/Rayner (2006) Ch4. Literacy Development: insights from research on skilled reading. Handbook of Early Literacy Research. Vol 2.
BDA. Singleton (Ed) The Dyslexia Handbook 2008/9
Bishop D. (2010) What’s in a name? Blog.
BPS.(reprint 2005). British Psychological Society. Dyslexia, literacy and psychological assessment.
Burkard T (2007) Inside the Secret Garden: the progressive decay of liberal education. Pub. UBP.
Burton, Davey, Lewis, Ritchie & Brooks.(2008) Improving Reading: Phonics and Fluency. NRDC.
Chall Jeanne S. (2000) The Academic Achievment Challenge. Guildford Press.
Dale N. (1898) On the Teaching of English Reading. Dent and Co.
DeFrancis J (1989) Visible Speech: The Diverse Oneness of Writing Systems. University of Hawai`i Press.
Diack H. (1965) In Spite of the Alphabet: a study of the teaching of reading. Chatto & Windus
Dickinson / Neuman (Eds.) (2006) Handbook of Early Literacy Research. Vol 2. The Guildford Press.
Dombey. H (2009) The Simple View of Reading
DfE. (2011) Evidence paper. the importance of phonics.
Elliott J. Dyslexia myths and the feel-bad factor.TES 02/09/05
Elliott J. (2005) The Dyslexia debate continues.Elliott J. (2005) Dyslexia: diagnosis, debates and diatribes ppt. The Death of Dyslexia? conference. CEM Centre.
Elliott J. (2008) The Dyslexia Myth. LDA Bulletin March ’08. Australia.
Elliott J / Gibbs S. (2008) Does Dyslexia Exist? Journal of Philosophy of Education Vol. 42. no. 3-4
Elliott J / Gibbs S (2020) The dyslexia debate: life without the label.
Elliott J. (2020) It’s time to be scientific about dyslexia.
Ellis A. Reading, Writing and Dyslexia: A cognitive analysis. 2nd Edition. Psychology Press.
Flesch R. (1955) Why Johnny Can’t Read. HarperCollins. New York.
Flesch R. (1981) Why Johnny still can’t read. HarperCollins.
Flynn / Stainthorp (2006) The learning and teaching of reading and writing. Wiley.
Gatto. J T.(2001) The Underground History of American Education.Oxford Village Press.
Gifford L. Lost for Words. May 1st 1998. Times Educational Supplement.
Gold K. (20/09/02) TES Friday Magazine. ‘Pick A Brain’.
Goouch / Lambirth (Eds.) (2007) Understanding phonics and the teaching of reading. Open University Press.
Goswami U. (2005) Synthetic Phonics and Learning to Read: A Cross-Language Perspective.
Graham / Kelly (Eds.) (3rd edition 2008) Reading Under Control. Routledge.
Hargreaves D. (1996) TTA lecture: Teaching as a research-based profession: possibilities and prospects
Harris J Rich. (1999) The Nurture Assumption. Bloomsbury
Hempenstall K. (1996). The whole language approach to reading: An empiricist critique. Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities.
Henry J. ‘Synthetic’ phonics seen as real reading McCoy. Times Educational Supplement.
Hepplewhite D (2009) SEN Magazine.Hewitt D. (2012) Subverting or reconceptualising professionalism? The curious case of the imposition of synthetic phonics.
Hirsch E D Jnr. (2016) Why Knowledge Matters. Harvard Education Press.
Hirsch E D Jnr. (2006) The Knowledge Deficit. Houghton Mifflin New York.
Hitchens P. (2007) ‘Does dyslexia exist? Mail on Sunday
Janssen A. (2012) The Dyslexia Myth.
Jardine C. One day, we’ll take over the world..The Telegraph. (1/10/01)
Johnston/Watson (2005) The Clackmannanshire study: A Seven Year Study of the Effects of Synthetic Phonics Teaching on Reading and Spelling Attainment.
Joshi / Aaron (Eds.) (2005) Handbook of orthography and literacy. Routledge.
Kantrowitz B, Underwood A. Dyslexia and the New Science of Reading. Nov. 22nd 1999. Newsweek.
Kerr H. (2008) Ch.8. Dyslexia. https://www.dyslexics.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/KerrCh8.pdf
Lewis / Ellis (Eds.) (2006) Phonics: practice, research and policy. Paul Chapman Publishing.
MacDonald T H. (1998) The Road to Reading. Aurum Press.
Macmillan B. (1997) Why Schoolchildren Can’t Read. IEA.
Mann & Wimmer (2002) Phoneme awareness and pathways into literacy: A comparison of German and American children.
Marks J. (2000) What are Special Educational Needs? CPS.
McEvoy P. (2010) Label Babel.
McEwan E K. (2002) Teach them all to read: catching the kids who fall through the cracks. Cowin Press Inc.
McGuinness D.(2007) Critique of Goswami’s TES article on ‘dyslexia’ across different languages.
McGuinness D.(1985 WCDL) When Children Don’t Learn:understanding the biology and psychology of learning disabilities.
McGuinness D.(1997 WCCR) Why Children Can’t Read. Penguin.
McGuinness D.(2004 GRB) Growing a Reader from Birth. W W Norton&Company.
McGuinness D.(2004 ERI) Early Reading Instruction: what science really tells us about how to teach reading.MIT Press.
McGuinness D.(2005 LDLR) Language Development and Learning to Read. MIT Press.
McGuinness D.(2017) Response to Charles Hulme.
McGuinness D. Comments on a report by Torgerson, Brooks & Hall https://www.dyslexics.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/comment.pdf
McGuinness D. (2011) The English Alphabet Code. RRF Conference 2011.McLernon,Ferguson,Gardner (2010) Phono-Graphix: rethinking the reading curriculum.
Miles T.R & Miles E. (1999) 2nd edition. Dyslexia: a hundred years on. Open University Press.
Mills D. Dyslexia:a big, expensive myth. Daily Telegraph 15/01/07
Mills D. The Dyslexia Myth CH4 TV 08/09/05
Mills Timothy (2021) “Gove’s Greatest Contribution” http://www.ubplj.org/index.php/TBJE/article/download/1934/1639
Miskin R. Some Sound Reading Advice
Miskin R. (2010) A lesson in teaching reading. SEN magazine. 47.
Moats L (1998) Teaching Decoding. American Educator. spring/summer ’98.
Montgomery D. (2007) Spelling, Handwriting and Dyslexia. Routledge.
Morris J (2002) Joyce Morris shares her life for literacy pt2.
Murphy J&D. (2018) Thinking Reading: what every secondary teacher needs to know about reading. John Catt.
Muter V. (2003) Early Reading Development and Dyslexia. Whurr.
Newnham D. When Words Dance. April 24th 1999. The Guardian.
NRDC. Developmental Dyslexia in Adults: a research review. 2004
Olson, R. K. (2006) Genes, environment and dyslexia: The 2005 Norman Geschwind memorial lecture. Annals of Dyslexia.
Palmer S. (18/10/02) Times Educational Supplement.
Palmer S. (2006) Toxic Childhood. Orion Books.
Perfetti, Rieben, Fayol (Eds) (1997) Learning to Spell: research, theory and practice across languages. LEA.
Pollard R.(1889) Pollard’s Manual of Synthetic Reading and Spelling. Western Publishing House.Chicago.
Poole J. (2008) Decoding Dyslexia. Troubador Publishing.
Professor Plum’s Relentless Rants on Eduquackery. Educationation Blog.
Rice / Brooks.(2004) Developmental dyslexia in adults:A research review. NRDC
Rose Jim (2006) Independent review of the teaching of early reading. DfES.
Rose Jim (2009) Presentation to SPELD (AU) AGM.ppt.
Rose Jim (2009) Identifying and Teaching Children and Young People with Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties.
Seidenberg. M. (2017) Lanuage at the Speed of Sight. Basic Books.
Sergeant H. (2009) WASTED: The betrayal of white working class and black Caribbean boys. CPS.
Scientific American (April 14, 2003) Hearing colors, tasting shapes: The puzzle of language.
Seymour Philip.(2006) Theoretical Framework for Beginning Reading in Different Orthographies. Chapter 27 in Handbook of Orthography &Literacy.
Seymour/Aro/Erskine (2003) Foundation literacy acquisition in European orthographies. British Journal of Psychology 94.
Shadwell Jo.(2006) Sound Sense. Education for Tomorrow.
Shadwell Jo.(2008) Teaching: the fourth factor.Education for Tomorrow.
Singh/Ernst. (2008) Trick or Treatment? Bantam Press
Singleton C. (2009) Intervention for dyslexia: Review of international research.
Snowling M. (2005) Response to The Dyslexia Myth CH4 programme
Snowling M. (2008) Foresight. State of Science review: Dyslexia
Snowling/Hulme (Eds.) (2007) The Science of Reading. A Handbook. Blackwell.
Solity J. (2003) Teaching phonics in context.
Sounds-Write Spelling Theory and Lexicon (2007) Case/Philpot/Walker.
Spalding R B.(1986) 3rd edition. The Writing Road to Reading. William Morrow. NY.
Stannard/Huxford. (2007) The Literacy Game: the story of the National Literacy Strategy. Routledge.
Stanovich K E. (2000) Progress in Understanding Reading. Guilford Press.
Stanovich K E. (1986) Matthew Effects in Reading. Reading Research Quarterly XXI/4
Stringer G. (12/01/2008) Dyslexia is a Myth. Manchester Confidential
Torgerson et al. (2006) A Systematic Review of the Research Literature on the Use of Phonics in the Teaching of Reading and Spelling. DfES.
Turner M. (1990) Sponsored Reading Failure.
Turner/Burkard.(1996) Reading Fever:Why phonics must come first. CPS.
UK Parliament.(2009) Science&Technology committee evidence check on ‘Early literacy interventions and dyslexia’ http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200910/cmselect/cmsctech/44/44.pdf
Wheldall K. (2009) Effective instruction for socially disadvantaged low-progress readers. Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties
Whitehead Marian J.(2010) 4th edition. Language and Literacy in the Early Years 0-7. Sage Publications.
Whitehead Marian J.(2009) 2nd edition. Supporting Language and Literacy Development in the Early Years. OUP.
Wolf M (2008) Proust and the Squid. Icon Books.
Wyse/Styles (2007) Synthetic phonics and the teaching of reading: the debate surrounding England’s ‘Rose Report’. UKLA Literacy. Vol 41
Wyse/Goswami (2008) Synthetic phonics and the teaching of reading. BERJ. Vol.34.no.6.
And finally, a huge THANK YOU to all those people who contributed to this online publication, particularly to Professor Diane McGuinness and Dr. Bonnie Macmillan. These two academics opened my eyes to the real reason why so many English-speaking children are being diagnosed as dyslexic, convinced me that ‘dyslexia’ can be easily and cheaply prevented and that virtually ALL children can be taught how to read.
Note: Any legal content on this website is intended as a guide and not as an authoritative statement of the law. All references and resource suggestions are provided in good faith.