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|Author||: Sally Shaywitz,Jonathan Shaywitz|
"From one of the world's leading experts on reading and dyslexia comes the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book yet to help one understand, identify, and overcome the reading problems that plague American children today. For the one in every five children who has dyslexia and the millions of others who struggle to read at their own grade levels--as well as for their parents, teachers, and tutors--this book can make a difference. Dr. Shaywitz's book is a trusted source to turn to for information, advice, guidance, and explanation. Her cutting-edge research is translated into an easy-to-follow plan of action, offering help and hope to all who have reading problems and to their families as well. In this book you will learn: -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 twenty-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 and reveal his strengths -Stories of successful men and women who are dyslexic."--Amazon.com.
|Author||: Sally E. Shaywitz|
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.
|Editor||: John Murray|
A major update and revision of the essential program for reading problems at any level, incorporating the latest breakthroughs in science, educational methods, technology and legal accommodations. 'Sally Shaywitz is an amazing woman... no one has a better understanding of dyslexia' - Bob Dylan Dyslexia is the most common learning disorder in the world, affecting one in five individuals. Now Drs Sally and Jonathan Shaywitz give us a substantially updated and augmented edition of her classic work, Overcoming Dyslexia, drawing on an additional fifteen years of ground-breaking scientific research to offer new information on both the big picture and the specific details of dyslexia and reading problems, and providing the tools that parents, teachers and dyslexic individuals of any age need. This updated edition offers: * New chapters on the latest science-based diagnosis of dyslexia, identifying the at-risk child, dyslexia in post-menopausal women, and implications of associated anxiety and ADHD in dyslexia * State-of-the-art information on universal screening for dyslexia as early as the first year of school - why and how to efficiently and effectively screen young children * An expanded chapter on choosing the best school for a dyslexic child and new chapters examining exciting innovative school models * New chapters focused on higher education, including preparing a dyslexic for university, choosing a university or higher education course for a dyslexic student and making the university experience work * The latest advances in digital technology that increase a dyslexic's ability to help him or herself * Extensively updated material on helping dyslexic individuals of all ages become better readers, with detailed home programs to enhance reading at different ages and levels * How to use compassion and exciting new knowledge to build and strengthen a child's self-esteem and resilience * Insightful stories of outstanding men, women and young adults who are dyslexic and thriving and how they succeeded. Acclaimed by experts and parents alike, Overcoming Dyslexia provides anyone who is struggling with reading problems with the necessary reassurance that, through hard work and the right help, such difficulties can be overcome.
|Author||: Beve Hornsby|
|Editor||: Random House|
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.
|Author||: Tracey Wood|
|Editor||: For Dummies|
Includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults withdyslexia Understand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and helpyour child succeed Does your child mix up d's and b's? Does he or she have troublereading? If so, the cause may be dyslexia. But don't worry -- thesedays, there are many ways to overcome dyslexia. This hands-on guideleads you step by step through your options -- and explains howanyone with dyslexia can achieve success in school and life. Discover how to * Recognize the symptoms of dyslexia * Understand diagnostic test results * Set up an Individualized Education Program (IEP) * Work effectively with teachers * Improve your child?s reading skills
|Author||: Kathryn Crockett|
|Editor||: Seedlings Publishing|
Many of today's foremost innovators from a variety of fields--business, medicine, law, entertainment, design, government and literature--are dyslexic. Most rose to their positions through talent, grit, and a careful navigation of barriers. Meet some of these leaders in the pages of this book.
|Author||: Tracey Wood|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults with dyslexia Understand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and help your child succeed Does your child mix up d's and b's? Does he or she have trouble reading? If so, the cause may be dyslexia. But don't worry -- these days, there are many ways to overcome dyslexia. This hands-on guide leads you step by step through your options -- and explains how anyone with dyslexia can achieve success in school and life. Discover how to * Recognize the symptoms of dyslexia * Understand diagnostic test results * Set up an Individualized Education Program (IEP) * Work effectively with teachers * Improve your child?s reading skills
|Author||: Ben Foss|
|Editor||: Ballantine Books|
"After years of battling with a school system that did not understand his dyslexia and the shame that accompanied it, renowned activist and entrepreneur Ben Foss is not only open about his dyslexia, he is proud of it. In "The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan" he shares his personal triumphs and failures so that you can learn from his experiences, and provides a three-step approach for success"--
|Author||: Diane Montgomery|
This ground-breaking book argues that spelling and writing need to be given more consideration in teaching and remedial settings especially if dyslexic pupils are to be helped back up to grade level, and other pupils are to make more effective, quicker progress. Helping teachers and student-teachers to understand the valuable contribution spelling and handwriting makes to literacy development in primary and secondary schools, this book shows them how to overcome existing barriers to learning. Chapters cover key topics such as: the nature of spelling and the impact of the National Literacy Strategy the strengths and weaknesses of existing schemes for handwriting the definitions of dyslexia and how common spelling errors by dyslexics are made making effective links between strategic assessment and strategic interventions in schools problem-based learning, underpinned by plenty of casestudies and real life classroom examples. Written by a well-known author in the field of literacy and dyslexia, this is a core text that will interest teachers, teacher educators, and undergraduate and postgraduate students in education and inclusion.
|Author||: Helen Irlen|
This new edition of Reading by the Colors includes significant breakthroughs and new applications for use with the Irlen Method to aid in the treatment of reading disabilities.
|Author||: Jessica Caplain|
|Editor||: JNR via PublishDrive|
How To Handle And Plan Your Kid's Life To Get A Handle On His Dyslexia Condition Know The Secrets Of Overcoming Dyslexia With This Book! You have chosen this book because you are thinking of your child’s well-being. He may be having a hard time keeping up in class, often makes spelling errors and hates to read even the simplest of words. You may have been seeking for some advice on what you can do to help him do better in academics, particularly in reading and writing. You have probably asked yourself, what is wrong with my child? – And though a little hesitant, you have probably considered finally getting an assessment to clear your head from all the worries and the never-ending questions. There’s just so much to take in. What’s in the Book? This book provides you with in-depth, relevant information regarding Dyslexia (both for kids, teenagers and adults alike). Instead of being buried with mountain of theories or lose your eagerness with confusing terminologies, we’ll give you only the most straightforward facts about Dyslexia, and nothing else. The book aims to impart parents with practical ideas on hands-on activities that your child might enjoy doing, along with strategies that may benefit him for a lifetime – as there are actually plenty of tips we can utilize to help your kid stay organized and keep the b’s and d’s facing the correct way. If you found yourself reading through this intro, you have either started to consider the possibility of Dyslexia or may have already done your homework. Your child’s Individual Education Program (IEP) may already be underway, too. Whatever phase you are in at the moment, this book provides you with guidance and assurance; both medical and legal that will help you raise a strong-willed individual. Here's what you'll learn: Introduction Chapter I: Dyslexia Defined Common misconceptions Symptoms When to have your child tested What you can do at home Facts about dyslexia Dyslexia as a Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Knowing the causes Types of dyslexia Dyslexia VS ADD and ADHD Your preschooler and signs of late development Dyslexia signs in your school-age child Visible signs in teens and adults Taking action now Chapter II: Knowing When to Seek Help Delayed speech Ear infections Vision problems Issues with motor skills Getting ready for kindergarten Dyslexia is NOT a behavioural disorder Monitoring your school-aged child Starting to feel unhappy and being disorganized Talking to your child’s teacher Having your child tested for dyslexia Never too late Looking for a Test Administrator Within your child’s school district Independent Test Administrators Test results and the terminologies Section 504 Independent tutor Deciding not to test Chapter III: Exploring Your Options Traditional public schools Assessments School programs Help beyond the classroom Meeting the school staff Getting to know the resource teacher The support staff The principal Alternative schooling Magnet schools Montessori schools Deciding on a school Home schooling Reading textbooks Looking for workbooks Extra materials Individualized Education Program IEP meeting IEP document: The fine print Preparing for the IEP meeting Acts governing the IEP Knowing your and your child’s rights Avoiding the land mines Retention Chapter IV: Doing Your Part in Your Child’s Treatment Dealing with rhyming words Getting used to phonics Using kindness to manage your child’s difficulties Multisensory learning Making homework more enjoyable Unleashing the happy hormones Helping your child manage everyday challenges How to listen to your child Empowering your child Responding to your child’s mistakes Teaching directions Navigation Improving hand-eye coordination during play Copying Telling time Remembering a sequence Maintaining peace and order at home Chapter V: Dyslexia: Beyond the Childhood Years Boosting your child’s self-confidence Facing school-related challenges Dealing with all the reading and writing The importance of note-taking Studying foreign languages Planning for college and career Developing work skills Heading off to college Entrance exam Looking for schools and majors Disability programs Dealing with applications and interviews Picking the school Seeking financial assistance Dyslexia in adulthood Building a family Download this book today
|Author||: Henry Lee|
|Editor||: No Fluff Publishing|
Dyslexia is a learning disorder generally characterized by reading difficulty. It is more common than what most people think. Parents are usually distraught when they have children diagnosed with dyslexia. They worry about whether their children will be able to function well in society. Most teachers, once they find out that one of the children in their class has this condition, are usually supportive. Although not all teachers received training on how to handle children with dyslexia, most of them are aware of the condition and know how to give adequate support in the classroom. The good news is that dyslexia is a manageable disorder. This condition is not a prediction of failure. In fact, many successful adults are actually dyslexic, and their situation does not deter their success in life. With the support of parents and teachers as well as other people around them, people with dyslexia are able to live normally and even thrive in life. Research has proven that there are different ways to manage dyslexia and parents and teachers can help children manage their condition through various means.Dyslexia: A Beginner's Overview and Guide to Overcoming Dyslexia will give relevant information on dyslexia to help everyone understand it better, and give strategies and ways to help children manage this condition. Table of Contents Introduction Understanding Dyslexia Other Conditions Associated with Dyslexia Causes of Dyslexia Diagnosing Dyslexia Managing Dyslexia Supporting Dyslexia-Home and Family Conclusion
|Author||: Dale R. Jordan|
|Editor||: Pro Ed|
Jordan's book is a valuable tool for those who work with and educate individuals with dyslexia. Now in its third edition, Overcoming Dyslexia in Children, Adolescents, and Adults tells the story of dyslexia in a positive, hopeful way. Overcoming Dyslexia leads the reader through simple, clear descriptions of the learning and social patterns of students who are dyslexic. The book summarizes in easy-to-understand language what science knows today about the causes of the different forms of dyslexia. All forms of dyslexia are described in detail. Illustrations of how dyslexia impacts classroom learning, social behavior, emotional maturity, job performance, and personal development are also provided. Chapter 1 summarizes remarkable new information about how genetic codes determine brain development and how differences in brain structure cause dyslexia. Chapter 2 explains the perceptual and emotional nature of dyslexia. Chapter 3 describes the problems of poor central vision for reading and attention deficit disorders that often exist beneath the surface of dyslexia. Chapters 4 through 6 describe the four most common subtypes of this learning difference: visual dyslexia, auditory dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Chapter 7 describes the emotions, feelings, and moods that trip up struggling learners with failure and low self-confidence. Chapter 8 tells about the nonverbal learning disabilities and social-emotional learning disabilities that often accompany dyslexia. Chapter 8 also presents strategies for developing effective social skills and learning to live independently. Chapter 9 tells dynamic victory stories of how eight prominent adults overcame dyslexic challenges in their lives. Finally, the appendices provide assessment techniques to help teachers and parents identify types of dyslexia, attention deficits, and other kinds of differences that make classroom learning and social success difficult for 20% of our population.
|Author||: Jimmy D. Forest|
Is Your Child Having Difficulties In Learning? Are your kids school grades just way below average? Hate seeing your neighbors' kids outperform yours? Does your child have problem counting the simplest numbers? Your child might have dyslexia and it is a common issue with most modern family. 9 Out of 10 children with dyslexia are able to regain their ability to learn with proper support. Why not... Discover How You Can Enable Your Child? Dyslexia is a learning disability that is more common than most people think. It is a multifaceted and complex diagnosis that was seen as untreatable for many decades. In this book, we will take you through the basics of dyslexia in children, how to identify it, and the ways that a parent can help the child. This book take you through the stages from when you as a parent or guardian start to think that the child has a problem, identify the exact problem, finding the most appropriate treatment, and helping the child to transition from 'learning to read' to 'reading to learn,' and later, into the real world. Inside this book you will find: -Differences between Dyslexia and ADHD. -Understanding why your child is not stupid. -Strategies for the parents to help their children learn differently. Attention! This book is NOT for everyone! This book is not for parents: -Who doesn't want to improve their child's ability -Who are not committed for a change -Who doesn't care about their kids' future If you are ready to learn about overcoming dyslexia, Scroll Up And Click On The "BUY NOW" Button Now!
|Author||: Dale R. Jordan|
Reviews the history and current knowledge of dyslexia and learning disabilities in everyday language, for diagnosticians, classroom teachers, counselors, and parents. Coverage includes strategies for recognizing and overcoming visual and auditory dyslexia and dysgraphia, developing self-confidence, and advances in improved physical and mental health care for those with dyslexia. Includes sources of instructional materials, helpful organizations, and diagnostic checklists. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Author||: James L. Collins|
|Editor||: Guilford Press|
Featuring a wealth of real-life examples, the book helps readers to understand the default strategies students bring to the classroom, and to work collaboratively on developing these into strategies for successful writing.
|Author||: Julian G. Elliott,Elena L. Grigorenko|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
An examination of how we use the term 'dyslexia' and how this may undermine aid for struggling readers.
|Author||: Mary MacCracken|
Gifted writer and therapist Mary MacCracken offers a heartwarming chronicle of her private practice with learning-disabled children. A professor of learning disabilities calls it, "A classic"... and must reading for anyone who has a child with dyslexia or other disorders. The book won the l986 AmericanHealth Book Award.
|Author||: Sally Shaywitz,Jonathan Shaywitz|
From one of the world's preeminent experts on reading and dyslexia, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book available on identifying, understanding, and overcoming reading problems--now revised to reflect the latest research and science-based approaches. Dyslexia is the most common learning disorder on the planet, affecting about one in five individuals, regardless of age or gender. Now a world-renowned expert gives us a substantially updated and augmented edition of her classic work: drawing on an additional fifteen years of cutting-edge research, offering new information on all aspects of dyslexia and reading problems, and providing the tools that parents, teachers, and all dyslexic individuals need. This new edition also offers: * New material on the challenges faced by dyslexic individuals in high school, in college, and across adulthood, including a new chapter on dyslexia in post-menopausal women * Rich information on ongoing advances in digital technology that have greatly increased dyslexics' ability to help themselves * New chapters on diagnosing dyslexia, choosing schools and colleges for dyslexic students, and the co-implications of anxiety, ADHD, and dyslexia * Extensively updated information on helping both dyslexic children and adults become better readers * New information on how to identify dyslexia in all age ranges * Exercises to help children strengthen the brain areas that control reading * A detailed home program to enhance reading * Ways to raise a child's self-esteem and reveal her strengths * Stories of successful men, women, and young adults who are dyslexic