Dyslexia : A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Paperback

Dyslexia : A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them Paperback

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The new edition of Dyslexia is written for parents of dyslexic children and the professionals who work with them, and provides information on the role parents can play in supporting their dyslexic child.

This updated edition contains new material and up-to-date discussions of current research and programs. * Empowers parents by providing them with strategies for dealing with a wide range of concerns including dyspraxia and dyscalculia * New sections cover post-school issues, the emotional needs of young people with dyslexia and information on how parents can help at home * Features information on some of the more popular interventions for dyslexia, and critical evaluations of alternative treatments * Includes first hand accounts of parents hopes, successes and setbacks, and extensive lists of organizations and resources


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 280 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Coping with disability
  • ISBN: 9780470973738



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This is an excellent resource for parents who are trying to understand what dyslexia is and how to intervene on behalf of their child. The language is very accessible and the chapters covering psycho-educational assessments, teaching methods and supporting a dyslexic child have been immensely valuable to me. In particular, I appreciate that this book covers agencies and resources that are available in my province. I often use this as a reference as I prepare for discussions with teachers, physicians and psychologists. I'm fortunate that my child has been identified reasonably early (grade 2) and that we are able to work with a supportive team. I unreservedly recommend this book if you suspect your child has dyslexia or if you are navigating your way through the system.