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Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-06851-9
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384 pages
April 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Figuring Out What Dyslexia Is All About.

Chapter 1: Understanding the Basics of Dyslexia.

Chapter 2: Pinpointing What Dyslexia Is (And Isn’t).

Chapter 3: Being Alert to Symptoms of Dyslexia at Any Age.

Part II: Determining When to Get a Diagnosis.

Chapter 4: Watching Your Child Carefully at a Young Age.

Chapter 5: Acting Quickly with Your School-Age Child.

Chapter 6: Testing Your Child for Dyslexia.

Part III: Exploring Your Options for Schools and Programs.

Chapter 7: Choosing the Best School for Your Child.

Chapter 8: Investigating the Individualized Education Program.

Chapter 9: Securing Help without an Individualized Education Program.

Chapter 10: Working Productively with Your Child’s Teacher.

Part IV: Taking Part in Your Child’s Treatment.

Chapter 11: Putting Memorizing, Visualizing, and Rhyming to Good Use.

Chapter 12: Playing with Phonics.

Chapter 13: Sprinting Ahead with Reading Basics and Practice.

Chapter 14: Taking Advantage of Multisensory Methods.

Chapter 15: Handling Everyday Activities and Difficulties.

Part V: Moving beyond the Childhood Years.

Chapter 16: Assisting Dyslexic Teens.

Chapter 17: Heading Off to College.

Chapter 18: Succeeding with Dyslexia in Adulthood.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Tools for Making a Dyslexic’s Life Easier.

Chapter 20: Ten Well-Known Dyslexia Programs and Treatments.

Part VII: Appendixes.

Appendix A: An Informal Assessment of Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Skills.

Appendix B: Contacts and Resources.

Index.

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