24. Further Reading and Help

The following books mention the importance of reviewing:-

Acres, D.
(1998) Passing Exams Without Anxiety. How To Books
Plymbridge House, Estover Road, Plymouth PL6 7PZ

Buzan, T.
(1988) Make the most of your mind (& tape)
(2000) Use your head. London BBC Books
International Buzan Centres Ltd, 54 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset
BH15 2PX Tel: 01202 674676

Coles, M. & White, C.
(1999) Strategies For Studying: successful post-16 learning. Carel Press

O’Brien, J.
(1999) Longman Brain Trainer: Advanced. Longman

Palmer, R. & Pope, C.
(1985) Brain Train: Studying for success.
E. & F.N. Spon 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE

Rose, C. and Goll, L.
(1989) Accelerate your learning, Accelerated Learning Systems Ltd, 50 Aylesbury Road, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Williams K
(1989) Study Skills. Macmillan Professional Masters

Teach Yourself Revision Guides (1997) Hodder & Stoughton

Books that explain more about memory theory

Baddeley, A.
(1999) Your Memory: a user’s guide.
(1990) Human memory: theory and practice. Lawrence Erlbaum

Russell, P.
(1980) The Brain book, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, 39 Store Street, London WC1

Study Skills books for GCSE students, college students or adults

Northedge, A.
(1990) The Good Study Guide. Milton Keynes: Open University Press

Rowntree, D.
(1996) Learn How to Study. Warner Books
(1991) Teach yourself with open learning. Kogan Page Ltd

Semones, J.
(1990) Effective study skills. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Wright, C.
(1996) Exam Kit. Letts Educational/ Channel 4
Channel Four Schools, PO Box 100, Warwick CV34 6TZ
Tel: 01926 450178

These may help GCSE, A/S and A-Level students with time planning and organisation

Mitchell, J.E. CALSC
(1998) Student Organiser Pack.
Communication and Learning Skills Centre, 131 Homefield Park, Sutton, Surrey SM1 2DY Tel: 01797 361318

Poustie, J.
(1999) Planning & Organisation Solutions.
Next Generation 17 Medway Close, Taunton, TA1 2NS

Books/Videos to teach Mind Mapping

Buzan, T.
(1990) Mindpower (Video, showing business applications of Mind Maps)
(1991) Make the most of your mind (& tape)
(2000) The Mind Map book.
(2000) Use your head. London BBC Books

Israel. L.
(1992) Get Ahead: a shortcut to straight A’s. (Video on Mind Mapping)
(1995) Mind Mapping: Learning with Lana. (Video)
International Buzan Centres Ltd, 54 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset

Books for mature students and adults

Buzan, T. and Keene, R.
(1996) The Age Heresy: you can achieve more, not less, as you get older. London Ebury Press

Books for students with dyslexia

Miles, T.R. and Gilroy, D.E.
(1992) Dyslexia at College, 2nd edition. London: Routledge

Computer software

Inspiration V5. Inspiration software Inc. Details at www.inspiration.com or www.dyslexic.com

Mastering Memory V4. CALSC Details at www.calsc.co.uk

MindManager. Buzan Centres Details at www.mind-map.com

Time to Revise. CALSC Details at www.calsc.co.uk

Wordswork. Details at www.dyslexic.com

Useful Addresses

Adult Dyslexia Organisation 336 Brixton Road,
London, SW9 7AA
Tel: 0207 737 7646

Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice
Tel: 0870 241 3357 www.asltip.co.uk

British Dyslexia Association
98 London Road
Reading, Berkshire
Tel: 01734 668 271 www.bda-dyslexia.org.uk

CALSC - Communication and Learning Skills Centre
Mrs J. Mitchell
Sutton Surrey
Tel: 01797 361318 www.calsc.co.uk

Dyslexia Institute
Mrs E. Brooks,
Staines, London
Tel: 01784 463 851

Dyslexia Teaching Centre
Mr A. Stokes,
Tel: 0207 937 2408

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
Mrs B. McLean,
Tel: 01252 792 400

Hornsby International Dyslexia Centre
Mrs H. McKay,
Tel: 020 8874 1844

iANSYST Ltd (Software Sales and Training)
Mr I. Litterick,
Tel: 01223 420 101 www.dyslexic.com

PATOSS The Professional Association of Teachers of Students with SpLD
Mrs L. Greenwold,
Tel: 01386 712 667

SEN Marketing (Special Needs Bookshop)
Mr C. Redman,
Tel: 01924 871 697

Some of the above organisations sell the books and software listed, others run courses in Learning How to Learn and Study Skills.

Details of teachers and therapists can be obtained from the appropriate organisation.

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