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

ISBN-10: 0679781595

ISBN-13: 9780679781592

Edition: 2003

Authors: Sally Shaywitz

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Description:

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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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/4/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Note to the Reader
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
Diagnosing Dyslexia
Early Clues to Dyslexia
Later Clues to Dyslexia
Should My Child Be Evaluated for Dyslexia?
Diagnosing Dyslexia in the School-Age Child
Identifying the At-Risk Child
Diagnosing Bright Young Adults
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
Overcoming Dyslexia: Turning Struggling Readers into Proficient Readers
Sam's Program: A Model That Works
Teaching the Dyslexic Child to Read
Helping Adults Become Better Readers
Choosing a School
Protecting and Nourishing Your Child's Soul
Accommodations: Building a Bridge to Success
Epilogue: A Person Like That ...
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index