Overcoming Dyslexia

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This text 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.

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COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED

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 evidence-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 across all ages
    Rich information on ongoing advances in digital technology that have dramatically increased dyslexics’ ability to help themselves
    New chapters on diagnosing dyslexia, choosing schools and colleges for dyslexic students, the co-implications of anxiety, ADHD, and dyslexia, and dyslexia in post-menopausal women
    Extensively updated information on helping both dyslexic children and adults become better readers, with a detailed home program to enhance reading
    Evidence-based universal screening for dyslexia as early as kindergarten and first grade – why and how 
    New information on how to identify dyslexia in all age ranges
    Exercises to help children strengthen the brain areas that control reading
    Ways to raise a child’s self-esteem and reveal her strengths
    Stories of successful men, women, and young adults who are dyslexic

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Weight 0.748 kg
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.5 × 3 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

414

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

371.9144 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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