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

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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

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-394) and index.

About the Author

Sally Shaywitz, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the Yale University School of Medicine and codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention. A member of the National Reading Panel and the Institute of Medicine of the Academy of Sciences, and chosen as one of Americas Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, she lectures regularly throughout the country and has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America and The Today Show.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679781592
Author:
Shaywitz, Sally E
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Author:
Shaywitz, Sally E.
Author:
Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Author:
Shaywitz, Sally Md
Location:
New York
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading
Subject:
Reading
Subject:
Special Education - Communicative Disorders
Subject:
Special Education - Learning Disabled
Subject:
Learning disabilities
Subject:
Reading disability
Subject:
Dyslexia
Subject:
Dyslexic children.
Subject:
Reading -- Remedial teaching.
Subject:
Special Education - Learning Disabilities
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading & Phonics
Subject:
Education-Learning Disabilities
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
1658
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
35 ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.1 x 0.9 in 1.28 lb

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