Overcoming Dyslexia

Author: Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307558893
Format: PDF, Docs
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FOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ! Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful results One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the new research into how the brain works, offers the latest information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them. Here are the tools that parents and teachers need to help the dyslexic child, age by age, grade by grade, step by step. --What dyslexia is and why some intelligent, gifted people read slowly and painfully --How to identify dyslexia in preschoolers, schoolchildren, young adults, and adults --How to find the best school and how to work productively with your child’s teacher --Exercises to help children use the parts of the brain that control reading --A 20-minute nightly home program to enhance reading --The 150 most common problem words–a list that can give your child a head start --Ways to raise and preserve a child’s self-esteem aqnd reveal his strengths --Stories of successful men and women who are dyslexic From the Trade Paperback edition.

Overcoming Dyslexia

Author: Sally E. Shaywitz
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780375400124
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Draws on recent scientific breakthroughs to explain the mechanisms underlying dyslexia, offering parents age-specific, grade-by-grade instructions on how to help their children.

Overcoming Dyslexia

Author: Sally E. Shaywitz
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0375400125
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Draws on recent scientific breakthroughs to explain the mechanisms underlying dyslexia, offering parents age-specific, grade-by-grade instructions on how to help their children.

The Gift of Dyslexia

Author: Ronald D. Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399522932
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Reveals how dyslexia can be related to high levels of intelligence, and offers a plan that anyone with dyslexia can use to conquer the common disability

Understanding Dyslexia

Author: Denis Lawrence
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335238041
Format: PDF, ePub
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Dyslexia affects at least ten per cent of children and is the most common special educational need that teachers encounter. However, the characteristics of dyslexia can mean that it is often confused with other learning difficulties.

Understanding Dyslexia

Author: Anne Marshall Huston
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780819182494
Format: PDF, ePub
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Dyslexia, a language communication disability remains a little-understood and controversial disease among specialists, educators, and parents. In easy-to-understand terms, Dr. Huston provides suggestions for parents and teachers to help dyslexic children learn to cope.

Overcoming Dyslexia

Author: Beve Hornsby
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446489779
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Dyslexia is a common diagnosable condition that is estimated to affect at least one child in ten. In its most usual form it is manifested as a difficulty in learning to read and write, but it is widely misunderstood and often mistaken for low intelligence or even laziness. Dr Beve Hornsby combines her experience as a psychologist, teacher and speech therapist in this informative and reassuring book for parents and teachers of children suffering from a disability no-one can see or understand, and offers advice on how to identify, tackle and eventually overcome dyslexia. Includes up-to-date information on Attention Deficit Disorder and the relevance of the latest Education Act.

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Author: Nancy Mather
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118152662
Format: PDF
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectively understand, assess, and treat individuals struggling with dyslexia Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention provides practical, step-by-step information on accurately identifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions with individuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need to be considered in the assessment of dyslexia—both cognitive and academic—this book includes descriptions of the various tests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along with detailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals and parents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, this straightforward book presents information that will prepare school psychologists, neuropsychologists, educational diagnosticians, special education teachers, as well as general education teachers, to recognize, assess, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia. The book is also a good resource for parents who are helping a child with dyslexia. A practical guide to understanding, assessing, and helping individuals who have dyslexia Expert advice and tips throughout Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions Essentials of Response to Intervention Essentials of Processing Assessment Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition

Decoding Dyslexia

Author: Jennifer Poole
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1906510512
Format: PDF
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Based on a 5-year research project on the shared 'active ingredients' of 14 successful methods for helping children with dyslexia, this book outlines three major theories on dyslexia before describing 14 different programmes. It describes the research method adopted to study these methods with the resulting 'common denominators' found in practice.