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Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies

Author:
Tracey Wood
Published: December 27, 2005

Overview

Includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults with dyslexia

Understand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and help your child succeed

Does your child mix up d's and b's? Does he or she have trouble reading? If so, the cause may be dyslexia. But don't worry -- these days, there are many ways to overcome dyslexia. This hands-on guide leads you step by step through your options -- and explains how anyone with dyslexia can achieve success in school and life.

Discover how to
* Recognize the symptoms of dyslexia
* Understand diagnostic test results
* Set up an Individualized Education Program (IEP)
* Work effectively with teachers
* Improve your child?s reading skills
Includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults with dyslexia

Understand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and help your child succeed

Does your child mix up d's and b's? Does he or she have trouble reading? If so, the cause may be dyslexia. But don't worry -- these days, there are many ways to overcome dyslexia. This hands-on guide
leads you step by step through your options -- and explains how anyone with dyslexia can achieve success in school and life.

Discover how to
* Recognize the symptoms of dyslexia
* Understand diagnostic test results
* Set up an Individualized Education Program (IEP)
* Work effectively with teachers
* Improve your child?s reading skills
Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you think your child may have dyslexia, look for the warning signs so you can have a physician make a proper diagnosis. You can minimize the effects of dyslexia by using a variety of teaching techniques that involve memorization, rhyming, phonics, and multisensory training to help your child learn to read and write.

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