Scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals: 

 

Elbeheri, G. & Everatt, J. & Al Malki, M. (2009) The Incidence of dyslexia among young offending population in Kuwait. Dyslexia: An International Journal of Research & Practice, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp.86-104. 

 

Mahfoudhi, A. & Elbeheri, G. & Al Rashidi, M. & Everatt, J. (2010) The role of morphological awareness among typical and learning disabled native Arabic speakers. Journal of Learning Disabilities: Issue 43, pp. 500-514.  

 

Elbeheri, G. & Everatt, J. & Mahfoudhi, A. & Abu Al Diyar, M. & Taibah, N. (2011) Orthographic processing and reading comprehension among Arabic speaking mainstream and LD children. Dyslexia: An International Journal of Research & Practice, Volume 17 (2): pp. 123-142. Doi: 10.1002/dys.430   

 

Everatt, J. Al-Sharhan, A., Al-Azmi, Y. Al-Menaye, N. & Elbeheri, G. (2011) Behavioural/attentional problems and literacy learning difficulties in children from non-English language/cultural backgrounds. Support for Learning, Volume 26, Issue 3, pages 127–133.

 

Al-Manabri, M., Al-Sharhan, A., Elbeheri, G., Jasem, I.M. & Everatt, J. (2013) Supporting teachers in inclusive practices: Collaboration between special and mainstream schools in Kuwait. Preventing school failure, Volume 57, 130-134. 

 

Roshdy, M. & Mahfoudhi, A. (2021). Inclusion standards for institutions that offer services to individuals with learning disabilities (in Arabic). Ataa Journal of Educational Studies (in Arabic), 1, 96-109.

 

Mahfoudhi, A., Everatt, J., Elbeheri, G, & Roshdy, M. (2020). Development and standardization of a phonological processing test. Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics

 

Abdalla, F., Mahfoudhi, A., & Alhudhainah, S. (2020). Structural development of narratives in Arabic: Task complexity, age and cultural factors. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 1-11. 

 

Mahfoudhi, A. & Abdalla, F. (2017). Language development and impairment in Arabic-speaking children: Introduction to the special issue. Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(1), 1-11.


Mahfoudhi, A., Everatt, J., & Elbeheri, G. (2011). Introduction to the Special Issue of Reading and Writing: "Litearcy in Arabic". Reading & Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 24(9), 1011-1018.

Articles: 

 

Elbeheri, G. (2007) Learning Disabilities in the Arab World. IARLD UPDATES, Winter Issue, Volume 8 (2) 2006/2007.   

 

Elbeheri, G. & Mahfoudhi, A. & Everatt, J. (2009) Perspectives from the Arab World. Perspectives on Language & Literacy, Winter 2009, (9-12). Baltimore: International Dyslexia Association.  


 

Elbeheri, G. & Everatt, J. (2009) Cross linguistic research and our understanding of dyslexia: The case of Arabic. Perspectives on Language & Literacy, Special Edition 2009, (41-42). Baltimore: International Dyslexia Association.  

 

Elbeheri, G. (2020). Dyslexia & Multilingualism: Lessons from Arabic. Dyslexia Review, Volume 30 Number 2, Autumn/Winter 2020. Dyslexia Guild, UK. 

 

Haynes, C. & Mahfoudhi, A. (2010). Developing an MSL language program in Arabic. Perspectives on Language and Literacy: The International Dyslexia Association, 36(1), 41-42.

Tests:

 

Elbeheri, G. & Mahfoudhi, A. (2009) Diagnostic Test Battery in Arabic (Grades 1, 2 & 3 Kuwaiti main stream curriculum). Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching. 

 

Taibah, N. & Elbeheri, G. & Abu Al Diyar, M. & Everatt, J. & Mahfoudhi, A. & Haynes, C. (2011) A Test of Phonological Processing for Children. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.  

 

Mahfoudhi, A., Elbeheri, G., Abu Al Diyar, M. & Everatt, J. (2012). A Standardized Test of Orthographic Processing and Morphological Awareness for Children. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.   

 

Elbeheri, G. & Abu Al Diyar, M. & Everatt, J. (2012) A computer-based Dyslexia Screening Test. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.

 

Elbeheri, G., Abu Al Diyar, M., Everatt, J. & Mahfoudhi, A. (2013) A Test of Reading & Spelling for Children. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.  

 

Abu Al Diyar, M., Elbeheri, G. & Everatt, J. & (2014) A Test of Working Memory for Children. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.  

 

Abu Al Diyar, M.; Everatt, J. & Elbeheri, G. (2017) A Test of Working Memory for Children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.  

 

Mahfoudhi, A. & Everatt, A. & Elbeheri, G. & Roshdi, M. & Haynes, C. (2018) Test of Phonological Processing for Students (Middle School); Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.  

 

Mahfoudhi, A.; Elbeheri, G., Al Morsi, M. & Everatt, J. (2020) A Standardized Test of Reading & Spelling for Middle School Students. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.   

 

Mahfoudhi, A., Al-Sharhan, A., Everatt, J., Elwehaib, R., & Elbeheri, G. (2021). An online adult bilingual dyslexia screener (a battery of tests).  http://159.89.31.218/

Book Chapters: 

 

Everatt, J., Mahfoudhi, A., Al-Manabri, M. & Elbeheri, G. (2015). Dyscalculia in Arabic speaking children: Assessment and intervention practices. In S. Chinn (Ed.), Routledge international handbook: Mathematics Learning Difficulties and Dyscalculia. Abingdon: Routledge. (pp. 183-192)

 

Elbeheri, G. & Everatt, J. (2016). Principles and guidelines in test construction for multilingual children. In Peer & Reid (Multilingualism, Literacy and Dyslexia). Routledge: London. 

 

Mahfoudhi, A. & Haynes, C. (2009). Teaching phonological awareness: General issues. In Gavin Reid et al. (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia (pp. 139-156). Routledge. 

 

Mahfoudhi, A., Elbeheri, G. & Everatt, J. (2009). Reading and dyslexia in Arabic: Major research findings. In Gavin Reid et al. (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia (pp. 311-320). Routledge. 

 

Haynes, C. W., Ayre, A., Haynes, B., & Mahfoudhi, A. (2009). Reading disabilities in Spanish- and Spanish-English contexts. In Gavin Reid et al. (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia (pp. 321-336). Routledge. 

AlSharhan, A & Everatt, J. (2023) The Kuwaiti experience of dyslexia: ample legislation, insufficient awareness and training. In Gad Elbeheri and Lee Siang (eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Dyslexia in Education (pp. 182-190). Routledge.

AlSharhan, A & Everatt, J. (2015). Behavioural interventions and developmental learning difficulties: Factors influencing effectiveness in a kuwaiti school context. Asian Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences, 2, 114-131.

Books and interventions programs: 

 

Elbeheri, G., Everatt, J. & Mahfoudhi, A. (2009) Dyslexia: A guide for Arab researchers (Arabic). Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.   

 

Elbeheri, G., Abu Al Diyar, M. & Reid, G. (2010) Teaching children with dyslexia: A guide for teachers (Arabic). Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching. 

 

Elbeheri, G., Everatt, J. & Mahfoudhi, A. & Abu Al Diyar (2012) Dyslexia: A guide for Arab researchers. 2nd Edition (Arabic). Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.   

 

Mahfoudhi, A., Elbeheri, G. & Haynes, C. (2009) A Guide to the most common letters, words and grammatical patterns in the Kuwaiti national curriculum from grades 1 to 5 (Arabic). Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.    

 

Mahfoudhi, A., Haynes, C., Abu Al Diyar, M. & Elbeheri, G. (2010) Model Strategies to teach reading skills according Orton-Gillingham Multisensory method (Arabic). Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching: Kuwait.    

 

Abu Al Diyar, M., Elbeheri, G., Taibah, N., Mahfoudhi, A. & Everatt, J. (2012) Phonological Processes and reading and writing disorders (Arabic). Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.

 

Abu Al Diyar, M., Elbeheri, G. & Mahfoudhi, A. (2012) An English Arabic Dictionary of Learning Disabilities (Arabic). Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching.

 

Elbeheri, G. (2022) Dyslexia: A Parent’s Guide to providing effective home support. Kuwait: Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching. 

 

Mahfoudhi, A., Al-Manabri, Everatt, J. & Elbeheri, G. (forthcoming). “I Am Part of the Equation!” An individualized, structured, multisensory teaching program for students with dyscalculia or mathematical difficulties. CCET

 

Mahfoudhi, A. (2018). Sounds and Letters (أصوات وحروف): A preventive program to teach phonological awareness and early decoding skills (two volumes in Arabic + electronic games). Center for Child Evaluation & Teaching, Kuwait