Defeat Dyslexia!

The Parents' Guide to Understanding Your Child's Dyslexia

Author: Holly Swinton,Nicola Martin

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530552207

Category:

Page: 352

View: 9019

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

A parents' guide to dyslexia, dyspraxia and other learning difficulties

Author: Dr Helen Likierman,Dr Valerie Muter

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144814860X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

View: 3156

Many children spend their entire school lives struggling with their school work. Research has shown that at least 10-15 per cent of children with apparently normal learning ability will have a significant problem with school learning. They may feel that whatever they do it is not good enough - either for their parents, their teachers or indeed themselves. This can often result in feelings of demoralisation, and even alienation from learning and school. This book aims to address these issues and to help parents understand and deal with them. Dyslexia: A Parents' Guide starts by correcting common misconceptions of learning difficulties that are rife in the press and popular literature, and addresses the conflicting approaches and advice from 'experts'. This authoritative guide then moves through diagnosis – with information on dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, discalculia and more – to offering practical and easy tips to enable parents to help their child overcome their learning difficulty. Both authors are practising psychologists with extensive knowledge and experience of children's learning difficulties. They will show parents how to develop a successful approach to assessing and subsequently managing their child's difficulties.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia

Learn the Key Signs of Dyslexia and Find the Best Treatment Options for Your Child

Author: Abigail Marshall

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440564973

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 9970

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 and other learning difficulties

Author: Mark Selikowitz

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191654582

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

View: 8173

Dyslexia and other learning difficulties: The Facts addresses problems many intelligent children face who, while having normal IQ levels, still struggle to learn in the classroom setting. A short attention span, restlessness, an inability to write clearly, and reading comprehension well below age level are all indicators of learning disabilities, and this book offers a clear and sympathetic guide to the difficulties that parents and teachers face when working with a child with these sorts of obstacles to learning. The book deals with difficulties in traditional academic areas such as reading, spelling, and arithmetic, but also looks into lesser known conditions like clumsiness, social unease, and hyperactivity. Providing practical advice to parents to help understand their children's difficulties and to help them overcome problems and improve their self-esteem, Dyslexia and other learning difficulties: The Facts also offers a number of suggestions for managing difficult behaviour. This new edition has been fully updated and draws on the most recent research on learning difficulties and some associated disorders and their treatments. It also provides information about electronic and computer aids that are now available to help individuals with learning difficulties. This encouraging approach and easy-to-read style will appeal to parents as well as to professionals who work with children with learning disabilities.

The Mislabeled Child

How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success

Author: Brock Eide,Fernette Eide

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1401384781

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 400

View: 7081

An incredibly reassuring approach by two physicians who specialize in helping children overcome their difficulties in learning and succeeding in school For parents, teachers, and other professionals seeking practical guidance about ways to help children with learning problems, this book provides a comprehensive look at learning differences ranging from dyslexia to dysgraphia, to attention problems, to giftedness. In The Mislabeled Child, the authors describe how a proper understanding of a child's unique brain-based strengths can be used to overcome many different obstacles to learning. They show how children are often mislabeled with diagnoses that are too broad (ADHD, for instance) or are simply inaccurate. They also explain why medications are often not the best ways to help children who are struggling to learn. The authors guide readers through the morass of commonly used labels and treatments, offering specific suggestions that can be used to help children at school and at home. This book offers extremely empowering information for parents and professionals alike. The Mislabeled Child examines a full spectrum of learning disorders, from dyslexia to giftedness, clarifying the diagnoses and providing resources to help. The Eides explain how a learning disability encompasses more than a behavioral problem; it is also a brain dysfunction that should be treated differently.

Wie ein Fisch im Baum

Author: Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641160170

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 2407

Ally ist elf Jahre alt und eine Einzelgängerin. An der Schule ist sie als Freak bekannt und den Lehrern ein Dorn im Auge. Dabei geht es Ally nur um eins: Um jeden Preis ihr Geheimnis zu wahren – sie kann weder lesen noch schreiben. Da kommt ein neuer Lehrer in die Klasse, Mr. Daniels. Im Gegensatz zu seinen Vorgängern beobachtet er Ally genau und findet bald heraus, dass Ally an einer Lese-Rechtschreibschwäche leidet und gleichzeitig hochintelligent ist. Langsam lernt Ally, ihm zu vertrauen und schließt nebenbei Freundschaft mit zwei anderen Außenseitern. Gemeinsam widersetzen sie sich mutig dem Mobbing ...

Overcoming Dyslexia

A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level

Author: Sally Shaywitz, M.D.

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307558893

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 432

View: 782

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: Beve Hornsby

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446489779

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

View: 3674

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.

Sie sind ein schlechter Mensch, Mr Gum!

Author: Andy Stanton

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3733600916

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 200

View: 825

Böse – böser – Mr Gum! Mr Gum hasst Kinder, Tiere, Spaß und Mais mit Butter und Salz. Dafür liebt er es, lange im Bett zu dösen und böse zu gucken. Er lebt in einem völlig heruntergekommenen Haus – sein Garten allerdings ist der schönste der ganzen Stadt. Das liegt an der bösen Fee, die in Mr Gums Badewanne wohnt und ihm mit einer Pfanne eins überzieht, wenn er seinen Garten nicht pflegt. Das alles wäre ja in Ordnung, wenn nicht eines Tages ein Hund auftauchen und den Garten beim Spielen verwüsten würde. Um die Fee ruhigzustellen und den Hund für immer loszuwerden, beschließt Mr Gum, das Tier zu vergiften. Davon bekommt das kleine Mädchen Polly Wind, und für sie ist klar: Sie muss dem bösen Mr Gum die Stirn bieten!

Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Challenges and Responses

Author: Mr Peter D Pumfrey,Peter Pumfrey,Rea Reason

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136122923

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 9892

Drawing on the work of eleven experienced educational psychologists, this book presents a variety of approaches to prevention, identification and intervention and makes practical recommendations for future progress.

Ready to Learn

How to Help Your Preschooler Succeed

Author: Stanley Goldberg

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198037453

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

View: 4141

Do you tell your preschooler one thing and they do the opposite? Are they easily distracted or unable to focus? If you suspect that your child may have a learning problem--or if you simply want to help them be ready--here is the book to read before he or she enters the school system: a realistic, humorous, and kind-hearted guide to helping your little one learn. In Ready to Learn, Stan Goldberg draws on thirty years of clinical experience (and personal experience as the father of two kids with learning differences) to provide an easy-to-use guide to helping children overcome any problems and improve their learning skills. Illustrating his discussion with many anecdotes about teaching both his own children and children in his private practice, Goldberg walks readers through the process of learning and shows how to identify a learning problem. He focuses on four major areas--problems of attention, understanding, storage, and retrieval--presenting each problem through the eyes of the child, in everyday terms that a parent can understand. He looks at seven down-to-earth strategies that will allow you to create the best plan to help your child overcome their problem and he provides many handy charts and figures that will help you organize your efforts. The book also includes a list of useful web sites and a chart of development milestones, outlining motor skills, cognitive-sensory skills, and language and social skills. Written in a style that blends humor, insightful stories, and practical experience, Ready to Learn provides a flexible, time-tested approach, using step-by-step strategies that will help your preschoolers become confident and love learning--before they enter the classroom.

Dyslexia

A Complete Guide for Parents

Author: Gavin Reid

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470863137

Category: Education

Page: 226

View: 8755

Parents with a dyslexic child have only had professional references to turn to for much-needed advice?until now. The first guide written expressly for parents, Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents provides the unique insights of a noted educational psychologist on what sort of supportive role parents can play in the life of their dyslexic child. The book includes a description of dyslexia, how it?s identified and assessed, examples of different approaches parents can adopt, and a range of useful resources.

Helping Your Dyslexic Child

A Step-by-step Program for Helping Your Child Improve Reading, Writing, Spelling, Comprehension, and Self-esteem

Author: Eileen Marie Cronin

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780761510048

Category: Social Science

Page: 198

View: 2953

Offers a step-by-step system for overcoming dyslexia, including a test and a program to improve comprehension and self-esteem

Dyslexic and Un-Stoppable

How Dyslexia Helps Us Create the Life of Our Dreams and How You Can Do It Too

Author: Lucie M. Curtiss,Douglas C. Curtiss

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 1630473197

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 7302

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!

The Dyslexic Advantage

Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

Author: Brock L. Eide M.D., M.A.,Fernette F. Eide M.D.

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101543493

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 3186

Two neurolearning experts reveal the hidden benefits of having a dyslexic brain. In this paradigm-shifting book, neurolearning experts Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide describe an exciting new brain science that reveals that dyslexic people have unique brain structure and organization. While the differences are responsible for certain challenges with literacy and reading, the dyslexic brain also gives a predisposition to important skills, and special talents. While dyslexics typically struggle to decode the written word, they often also excel in such areas of reasoning as mechanical (required for architects and surgeons), interconnected (artists and inventors); narrative (novelists and lawyers), and dynamic (scientists and business pioneers). The Dyslexic Advantage provides the first complete portrait of dyslexia.