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Overcoming dyslexia : 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

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Second edition.

"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." -- Amazon.com.

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  • ISBN: 9780385350327
  • ISBN: 0385350325
  • Physical Description: viii, 596 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020

Content descriptions

General Note:
First edition published in 2003.
"Completely Revised and Updated" -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: The nature of reading and Dyslexia ; The power of knowing ; The historical roots of Dyslexia ; The big picture: who is affected and what happens over time ; Why some smart people can't read ; Everyone speaks, but not everyone reads ; Reading the brain ; The working brain reads -- Part II: Translating science into practice: diagnosing Dyslexia ; Diagnosing Dyslexia-why, what, and how ; Recoginizing Dyslexia's early impact: spoken language ; Recognizing Dyslexia's impact on learning to read ; Should my child be evaluated for Dyslexia? ; Diagnosing Dyslexia in the school-age child ; Identifying the at-risk child ; Diagnosing bright young adults ; Recognizing Dyslexia in adult midlife women -- Part III: Helping your child become a reader ; All children can be taught to read ; Helping your child break the reading code ; Helping your child become a reader ; Helping your child become a skilled reader -- Part IV: Turning struggling readers into proficient readers ; Michele's program: a model that works ; Teaching the Dyslexic child to read ; Protecting and nourishing your child's soul -- Part V: Choosing a school ; Finding the school for your Dyslexic child ; A closer look at some of the finest specialized schools ; Dr. Laura Cassidy and the Louisana Key Academy -- Part VI: Success after high school and beyond ; Succeeding in post-secondary education ; Selecting a college ; In college: getting started ; Helping adults become better readers -- Part VII: Making it work for the Dyslexic child and adult ; Anxiety, ADHD, and Dyslexia ; The role of technology ; Accommodations: building a bridge to success ; The law is on your side ; A person like that...
Summary, etc.:
"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." -- Amazon.com.
Subject: Reading disability.
Dyslexia.
Reading > Remedial teaching.
Dyslexic children > Education.


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