Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies
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.