Overcoming Dyslexia

Author: Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307558893
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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: Vintage
ISBN: 0679781595
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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: 9780375400124
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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.

Dyslexia Wonders

Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1600376347
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A Child Knows More Than You Think Written by a 12 Year Old Child With Dyslexia Jennifer is struggling through school. Kids tease her, teachers question her ability. Her own family doesn't even understand her. Listen to her story as she tells it in her own words. Learn how she struggles from being different from her peers, how she reacted when she finally found out why, and how she overcame the trials dyslexia brought into her life. Parents, teachers, tutors, and family members will benefit from the lessons in this remarkable story. “I Have Dyslexia: This Does Not Define Who I Am!” Jennifer Smith For the one in every five children who has dyslexia and the millions of other’s who struggle to read at their own grade levels and for their parents, teachers, tutors, families and friends.

What is Dyslexia

Author: Alan M. Hultquist
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1843108828
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Printed digitally since 2010"--T.p. verso.

The Gift of Dyslexia Revised and Expanded

Author: Ronald D. Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101185449
Format: PDF, Docs
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The revised, updated, and expanded edition of the classic in the category. This book outlines a unique and revolutionary program with a phenomenally high success rate in helping dyslexics learn to read and to overcome other difficulties associated with it. This new edition is expanded to include new teaching techniques and revised throughout with up-to-date information on research, studies, and contacts.

School Success for Kids with Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties

Author: Walter Dunson
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1618210378
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"School Success for Kids With Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties" provides parents and teachers with goals that will meet the needs of students who are struggling with reading, leading them to work through their reading difficulties and enjoy the task of reading. It includes information, assessments, and techniques that parents, teachers, and school administrators can use immediately to foster reading success. Through an understanding of how English words are constructed, how the brain processes language, and the differences that exist between learning styles, parents and teachers will gain keen insight into the processes of reading, reading acquisition, and reading instruction. The book also covers topics such as how emotions can affect reading difficulties and how technology can be used to help students and provides handy tips for parents to implement at home to help their struggling students find success.

The Dyslexic Advantage

Author: Brock Eide
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0452297923
Format: PDF, Docs
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The neurolearning-expert creators of the award-winning blog by the same name reveal the unique brain structure and organization of dyslexic individuals, identifying how the differences responsible for reading challenges also enable specific mechanical, artistic, narrative and dynamic talents. Reprint.

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan

Author: Ben Foss
Publisher:
ISBN: 0345541235
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The inventor of the Intel Reader shares inspirational ideas for accessing the tools and learning accommodations needed by dyslexic students in school and life, outlining a three-step strategy for skill building and advocacy while sharing advice on how to harness personal strengths to advance long-term goals.