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Dyslexia and Traumatic Experiences

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Edited By Evelin Witruk, Shally Novita, Yumi Lee and Dian Sari Utami

This book focuses on dyslexia and traumatic experiences. It strives towards fostering a scientific exchange that promotes emergence of synergy effects and real progress in the understanding of dyslexia, psychological trauma, and stress experiences, as well as special methodological problems of qualitative research. The international and interdisciplinary team includes authors from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Sudan, South Africa, South Korea, Iran, China, Portugal, and Germany. The main topics of the book relate to dyslexia with some new perspectives on this old phenomenon, to traumatic experiences, to intervention methods and to some special methodical problems, particularly in qualitative research methods.
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Evelin Witruk, Shally Novita, Yumi Lee, & Dian Sari Utami

(University of Leipzig, Institute of Psychology)

Preface

This book is the seventh volume in the series “Studies in Educational and Rehabilitation Psychology”. It contains selected contributions from the international conference “Dyslexia and Traumatic Experiences” organized by the team members of Educational and Rehabilitation Psychology, Institute of Psychology at the University of Leipzig. It took place on 5 and 6th of December 2014 in the University of Leipzig, Germany.

The purpose of this book is to strive towards fostering a scientific exchange that promotes emergence of synergy effects and scientific progress. The authors of the book articles are from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Sudan, South Africa, South Korea, Iran, China, Portugal, and Germany. The interdisciplinary character of this book is representing in contributions of scientists from psychology, special education, linguistics, genetics, and neuropsychology.

The main topics of the book are structured in four chapters. They are related to dyslexia with some new perspectives on this old phenomenon, traumatic experiences, intervention methods, and some special methodical problems, particularly in qualitative research methods.

The authors of the book articles, the participants of the workshop, as well as the editors were very grateful for the sponsorship of the DAAD for scientists from Sri Lanka.

Evelin Witruk Shally Novita Yumi Lee Dian Sari Utami

Leipzig, March 2016

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