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Understanding and Managing Dyslexia For Dummies, UK Edition (0470741325) cover image

Understanding and Managing Dyslexia For Dummies, UK Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-74132-0
Paperback
388 pages
January 2012
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Intro

Introduction

Figuring Out What Dyslexia Is All About

Understanding the Basics of Dyslexia

Pinpointing What Dyslexia Is (And Isn't)

Being Alert to Symptoms of Dyslexia at Any Age

Determining When to Get a Diagnosis

Watching Your Child Carefully at a Young Age

Acting Quickly with Your School-Age Child

Testing Your Child for Dyslexia

Exploring Your Options for Schools and Programs

Choosing the Best School for Your Child

Investigating the Individualised Education Programme

Securing Help without an Individualised Education Programme

Working Productively with Your Child's Teacher

Taking Part in Your Child's Treatment

Putting Memorising, Visualising, and Rhyming to Good Use

Playing with Phonics

Sprinting Ahead with Reading Basics and Practice

Taking Advantage of Multisensory Methods

Handling Everyday Activities and Difficulties

Moving Beyond the Childhood Years

Assisting Dyslexic Teens

Heading Off to College

Succeeding with Dyslexia in Adulthood

The Part of Tens

Ten Tools for Making a Dyslexic's Life Easier

Ten Well-Known Dyslexia Programmes and Treatments

Appendixes

An Informal Assessnent of Phonetic Awareness and Phonics Skills

Contacts and Resources

Index

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