Dyslexia : a complete guide for parents and those who help them / Gavin Reid.
By: Reid, Gavin.Material type: BookPublisher: Chichester, Eng. ; Malden, MA : Wiley, 2011Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119970897; 111997089X; 9781119970903; 1119970903; 9781119973560; 1119973562.Subject(s): Dyslexic children -- Popular works | Dyslexia -- Popular works | Dyslexia | Dyslexic children | EDUCATION -- Special Education -- Learning Disabilities | Medicine | EDUCATION -- Special Education -- Learning Disabilities | EDUCATION -- Special Education -- Communicative Disorders | Dyslexia | Dyslexic children | Didaktik | Dyslexie | Schüler | Didaktik | Dyslexie | SchülerGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Popular works.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dyslexia.DDC classification: 371.91/44 Other classification: EDU026020 | DT 2100 | DT 2200 | 5,3 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents, 2/e is written expressly for parents, and provides the unique insights of a noted educational psychologist on the supportive role parents can play in supporting their dyslexic child. This new edition contains additional sections and up-to-date discussions of current research and programmes. This new edition contains up-to-date discussions of current research and programmes. The book aims to empower parents by providing them with strategies for dealing with a wide range of concerns. New sections on post-school issues, the emotional needs of young people with dyslexia and sections on how parents can help at home. The information can be applied to all countries and school systems"-- Provided by publisher.
Front Matter -- What is Dyslexia? -- Finding out about Dyslexia -- Finding out if my Child is Dyslexic -- Learning to Read and why it is Difficult for Children with Dyslexia -- Supporting my Child with Dyslexia -- Overlapping Difficulties: Dyscalculia -- Overlapping Difficulties: Dyspraxia and Dysgraphia -- Attention Difficulties -- Self-Esteem and Emotional Development -- Empowering Parents -- Parents' and Children's Voices -- Beyond School -- Issues for Parents to Consider -- Appendix 1: Assessment -- Appendix 2: Programs -- Appendix 3: DSM-IV and DSM-V: Criteria -- Appendix 4: Information: Sources, Resources and Organizations -- Appendix 5: Selected Glossary -- References -- Index.