Dyslexia and Library Programmes for Motivation to Read in Croatia

GABRIEL, Dunja Marija and LENCEK, Mirjana and SABLJAK, Ljiljana (2014) Dyslexia and Library Programmes for Motivation to Read in Croatia. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2014 - Lyon - Libraries, Citizens, Societies: Confluence for Knowledge in Session 131 - Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) with Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities (LPD). In: IFLA WLIC 2014, 16-22 August 2014, Lyon, France.

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Abstract

Dyslexia and Library Programmes for Motivation to Read in Croatia

Dyslexia is being studied in Croatia systematically, according to the features of language for the last 20 years. Scientific knowledge of dyslexia gives a significant contribution to prevention of consequences of dyslexia among citizens of all ages, from preschool to working population. Considerable part of contribution for people with dyslexia accomplished in public libraries in the last 10 years, thanks to cooperation among librarians and speech and language therapists. Projects for motivation to read for people with reading and writing difficulties are developed by Croatian Library Association in cooperation with Croatian Dyslexia Association and Croatian Logopedics Association. This paper will describe projects for motivation to read for people with reading and writing difficulties in Croatian public libraries.

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