When Your Child Has Dyslexia

Author: Abigail Marshall
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440520550
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Finding out that a child has dyslexia can be shocking and confusing - and thousands of parents get this disturbing news every day. Appearing as early as when a child is struggling to say “Mama” and “Dada,” dyslexia is a condition that will affect a child’s ability to read, write, and understand basic language construction - and for a parent, this can be a tough reality to take in. Covering information on every stage of diagnosis, treatment, and growth, this reference will help parents: teach children how to cope with educational, personal, and social difficulties; choose the right school and reduce academic struggles; maintain communication with their frustrated child; and more. Providing parents with the invaluable information and resources they need, this book takes an in-depth look at the reality of the disability and manages to make sense of it for worried parents.

Helping Your Child With Language Based Learning Disabilities

Author: Daniel Franklin
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1684031001
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Based in cutting-edge research in neuroscience, education, and the principles of attachment-based teaching, this important guide for parents offers tools and practices to help children transcend language-based learning difficulties, do better in school, and gain self-confidence and self-esteem. If your child has a language-based learning difficulty—such as dyscalculia, dyslexia, and auditory processing disorder—they may have to work twice as hard to keep up with their peers in school. Your child may also have feelings of frustration, anger, sadness, or shame as a result of their learning differences. As a parent, it hurts to see your child struggle. But the good news is that there are proven-effective strategies you can learn to help your child be their best. This book will show you how. Helping Your Child with Language-Based Learning Disabilities outlines an attachment-based approach to help your child succeed based in the latest research. This research indicates that a secure attachment relationship between you and your child actually optimizes their learning ability by enhancing motivation, regulating anxiety, and triggering neuroplasticity. In this book, you’ll discover why it’s so important to accurately assess your child, find new perspectives on LBLDs based on the most current studies, and discover tips and strategies for navigating school, home life, and your child’s future. Most importantly, you’ll learn how your own special bond with your child can help spark their interest in reading, writing, and math. Every child is unique—and every child learns in his or her own way. With this groundbreaking guide, you’ll be able to help your child thrive, in school and life.

Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies

Author: Tracey Wood
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118068513
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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

The Ultimate Book For Overcoming Dyslexia Tools For Kids Teenagers Adults

Author: Jessica Caplain
Editor: JNR via PublishDrive
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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

Help My Child Has Dyslexia

Author: Judy Hornigold
Editor: Learning Development AIDS
ISBN: 9781855035034
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This book explains how to identify and understand your child's specific difficulties. Suggests simple games and activities that are fun to do at home and are proved to help dyslexic children with their reading, writing, maths and memory skills. This book includes photocopiable templates and useful word lists to support the games.

The Secret Life Of The Dyslexic Child

Author: Robert Frank, Ph.D.
Editor: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579545789
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An educational psychologist and family therapist draws on his own experiences as a dyslexic to help parents understand their own dyslexic child and their fears, frustrations, and goals, explaining how to help alleviate children's pain with the help of special exercises designed to stimulate a child's ability to think and helpful advice on dealing with dyslexia in a positive way. 17,500 first printing.

The Everything Parent S Guide To Children With Dyslexia

Author: Jody Swarbrick
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605504637
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Although dyslexia affects 10 to 15 percent of the U.S. population, only 5 out of every 100 dyslexics are recognized and receive assistance. If you're the parent of a child with dyslexia, this statistic can be disconcerting, especially when it comes to your child's academic performance and developing social skills. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia gives you a complete understanding of what dyslexia is, how to identify the signs, and what you can do to help your child. This authoritative book seeks to alert parents to the special needs associated with this learning disability and offers practical suggestions for getting involved in the classroom. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia shows you how to: Select the right treatment programs for your child Secure an IEP Choose a school and reduce homework struggles Develop your child's skills with the use of assistive technology Maintain open communication and offer support The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia is your first step in facing the challenges of dyslexia with a positive attitude.

Dyslexia

Author: Robert Duffy
Editor: BX.Plans Ltd.
ISBN: 1910843741
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Learning difficulties are slowly being specified and recognised, and medical and educational help developed. To get this help for your child you need to know how to make the system work for you. This guide draws on expert knowledge to show how you can make this happen. This guide takes you step-by-step through diagnosis, treatment, education and into career options. Up-to-the-minute facts and practical advice enable you to pinpoint exactly what is wrong with your child, communicate with teachers, assess your child’s rights and choose the right education. Many learning difficulties, once identified, can beovercome. If your child has, or you suspect they might have, learning difficulties, this essential guide gives you the facts you need to take action.

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan

Author: Ben Foss
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345541243
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Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing—and what you can do so that he or she will thrive More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic—a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a “learning disability” or “learning difference,” that makes interpreting text and reading difficult. Yet even though children with dyslexia may have trouble reading, they don’t have any problems learning; dyslexia has nothing to do with a lack of intellect. While other books tell you what dyslexia is, this book tells you what to do. Dyslexics’ innate skills, which may include verbal, social, spatial, kinesthetic, visual, mathematical, or musical abilities, are their unique key to acquiring knowledge. Figuring out where their individual strengths lie, and then harnessing these skills, offers an entrée into learning and excelling. And by keeping the focus on learning, not on standard reading the same way everyone else does, a child with dyslexia can and will develop the self-confidence to flourish in the classroom and beyond. 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: • Identify your child’s profile: By mapping your child’s strengths and weaknesses and assisting her to better understand who she is, you can help your child move away from shame and feelings of inadequacy and move toward creating a powerful program for learning. • Help your child help himself: Coach your child to become his own best advocate by developing resiliency, confidence, and self-awareness, and focusing on achievable goals in areas that matter most to him. • Create community: Dyslexic children are not broken, but too often the system designed to educate them is. Dare to change your school so that your child has the resources to thrive. Understanding your rights and finding allies will make you and your child feel connected and no longer alone. Packed with practical ideas and strategies dyslexic children need for excelling in school and in life, this empowering guide provides the framework for charting a future for your child that is bright with hope and unlimited potential. Praise for The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan “A passionate and well-articulated guide . . . This extremely practical and motivational book will be welcomed by parents of dyslexic children.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Accessible and reassuring.”—Library Journal “This step-by-step guide will become a go-to resource for parents.”—James H. Wendorf, executive director, National Center for Learning Disabilities “I study dyslexia in the lab and am a parent of a wonderful daughter who fits this profile. Ben Foss’s book should be considered essential to any collection on the subject. It was extremely useful, especially for a mom.”—Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology, UCSF, Memory and Aging Center “As someone with a learning profile that made school tough, and as a parent, I know kids need the right support. Ben Foss knows how to get access to education because he’s been through it. I was thrilled to read this book. It offers a wise collection of insights that are both practical and touching.”—James Gandolfini, actor, The Sopranos

Parents On Dyslexia

Author: Saskia van der Stoel
Editor: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 9781853590764
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Dyslexic people tell in their own words what it means to have reading and spelling problems. The problems are mapped out taking parents' and children's everyday experiences as the starting point. Questions covered include: What actualy is dyslexia? How can you recognize it early? Must your child go to a special school? What as a parent can you do about it? Each chapter includes supporting information and comments from specialists.

Dyslexic And Un Stoppable

Author: Lucie M. Curtiss
Editor: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1630473197
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Does your child have difficulty with reading? Is your child's teacher complaining about behavior or attention issues? Is writing a chore for your child? Could your child be dyslexic? You are in luck. "Dyslexic AND UN-Stoppable" is not just another book about dyslexia. It is uniquely designed for both the dyslexic and non-dyslexic reader. "Dyslexic AND UN-Stoppable" shows you how Lucie Curtiss, discovered her own dyslexia at age 25, developed tools and strategies to become a successful entrepreneur. She honed these tools as she helped her dyslexic son excel at school. She then enrolled her husband, Dr. Douglas Curtiss, a Yale-trained pediatrician, to contribute to this book. Together they show you how to implement these strategies in your life so that your dyslexic child can be UN-Stoppable. You’ll find practical insights, real-life success stories, and online video tutorials to help your dyslexic child with reading, writing, spelling, math, and much more. And if you are dyslexic yourself, "Dyslexic and UN-Stoppable" will Inspire and Empower you to live the life of your dreams by: - Revealing the True Gifts dyslexia offers - Describing two real-life Success Stories from a mother and a son with dyslexia - Visually teaching you Tools and Strategies you can use every day - Helping you blast through the limitations of dyslexia by Discovering Your Niche - Showing you how to Navigate the School System step by step - Reinstilling your natural Love of Learning Another word for dyslexia is smart. So use these powerful strategies, discover your unique talents, and become UN-Stoppable!

Practical Strategies For Living With Dyslexia

Author: Maria Chivers
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 185302905X
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Annotation Many quick fixes to cure dyslexia have been developed and used. These miracle cures' have offered hope to many parents left disillusioned by the school system and health services. Written by a parent of two dyslexic sons, this practical guide explores these various cures and suggests that early identification of this condition may be the key.

At Home With Dyslexia

Author: Sascha Roos
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472140648
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'This is by far the best resource I have found as the parent of two dyslexic children. Out of all the documentaries, websites, seminars, podcasts and of course other books I have studied trying to educate myself on how best to support my little ladies, this provides the most relevant and necessary information in the clearest format. It has been great sharing snippets of the book with the girls, especially the view points of other people with dyslexia. Thank you for a great book!' - Amazon review This book will empower parents by giving them the tools and strategies to deal with dyslexia, making them confident and knowledgeable in the process. It offers: - a guidebook that is visually appealing, including bullet points, illustrations and short chapters, making it an easy to follow reference book for the busy (and often dyslexic) parent; - practical and emotional support at home from primary to secondary school years, as well as how to deal with school and the education system; - chapters that can be dipped into for useful day to day advice and tools to help at home , and for overall encouragement and reassurance; - parents and children sharing their personal experiences and advice in their personal accounts - the challenges of dyslexia, possible solutions and successes are openly discussed and woven throughout the chapters, giving the guide an authentic voice. Central to this guide is language of acceptance and celebration, emphasising a learning 'difference' rather than a 'disability', and a genuine encouragement of dyslexic abilities and strengths.

Defeat Dyslexia

Author: Holly Swinton
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530552207
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Jargon-free and easy to read, Defeat Dyslexia! is the practical guide for busy parents and carers. Find out with what dyslexia really means for your child's reading, spelling, maths, and other areas of learning, including music, languages, and sport. Then discover straightforward, positive ways to help your dyslexic child to excel, in school and in life. Using Defeat Dyslexia!, you'll gather facts, advice, and inspiration from a dyslexia expert who is also proudly dyslexic. With this book, you can: Spot Dyslexia Identify signs of possible dyslexia, including hidden clues. Find out about overlapping conditions, like dyscalculia, dyspraxia, ADHD, and autism. Understand Dyslexia Get to grips with the strengths and weaknesses of dyslexia. Make the diagnosis process stress-free. Defeat Dyslexia! Learn the quick and easy 'first steps' for supporting your child. Create a long-term plan of action for learning success. It's time to defeat the demons of dyslexia - and embrace the best of what it means to be dyslexic.

Dyslexia And Your Child

Author: Rudolph F. Wagner
Editor: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780060145293
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Assessment For Dyslexia And Learning Differences

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784509116
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Filling a hole in the market for an informative and user-friendly guide to the topic, this is a go-to guide for any parent or teacher. Positive, empowering and written to suit an international audience, this guide is essential reading for education professionals and parents of children with dyslexia and other learning differences. It includes practical strategies, useful websites and resources, as well as ways of recognising early on that your child or pupil has dyslexia. The authors, experienced dyslexia and learning differences consultants, highlight the importance of effective and positive communication between home and school, as well as with the child. Assessment for Dyslexia and Learning Differences is the perfect pocket guide for busy professionals and parents, who will be able to read it one sitting or alternatively dip in and out of it as they please.

The Everything Parent S Guide To Children With Dyslexia

Author: Abigail Marshall
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440564973
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Help your child succeed in the classroom--and in life! As a parent of a child with dyslexia you may wonder what you should expect as your child goes through life. How can you help your child deal with school and succeed? It's true, there are challenges for children with dyslexia, but when identified early, they can be overcome successfully. Abigail Marshall, manager of dyslexia.com, shows you how to: Identify the early symptoms of dyslexia. Work with teachers to create an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Reduce homework struggles. Find the best treatment program. Help your child develop skills with the use of assistive technology. Plan for college and career. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia, 2nd Edition is your first step in facing the challenges of dyslexia with a positive attitude.

Dyslexia Unravelled

Author: Rita Treacy
Editor: Orpen Press
ISBN: 1786050269
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Does your child struggle to read or write? Do you suspect they have dyslexia, or have they recently been diagnosed with dyslexia? Are you wondering where do you go from here? A diagnosis of dyslexia can be both a relief and a frustration. From her unique perspective as a professional speech and language therapist who has classic dyslexia herself, Rita Treacy explores the complexity surrounding the identification and treatment of dyslexia. Clear, concise and direct, Dyslexia Unravelled addresses: What it’s like to be dyslexic – the humiliation of being differentIdentifying the early signs of dyslexia and how to identify, collect and present the information you will need in order to seek help for your childThe multidisciplinary assessment process and how to identify which services will be requiredThe differences between dyslexia and other reading/spelling disordersChoosing the correct intervention method to receive the best resultsThe dangers surrounding undiagnosed or untreated dyslexia and the serious emotional and behavioural side effectsSupports and technology for remediating literacy difficulties Aimed primarily at parents, Dyslexia Unravelled will also be of interest to teachers, psychologists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, educationalists and anyone with a concern about or interest in understanding dyslexia.

Understanding Dyslexia

Author: Anne Marshall Huston
Editor:
ISBN: 9780819182494
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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.

Parenting A Dyslexic Child

Author: British Dyslexia Association
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1787754278
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Drawing on the expert knowledge and research gathered by the British Dyslexia Association, this is a complete guide to parenting a child with dyslexia. Covering assessment, diagnosis, home and school support, emotional development and more, this empowering book has everything you need to help your child reach their full potential. With accessible guidance on reading, writing, spelling, organisation and study skills, this book will also help you to build self-belief in your child whilst ensuring that you care for yourself along the way. This book provides clear information on how dyslexia affects children and families at all stages of life, with insights on communicating with schools and ensuring the best support in all environments.