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Overcoming dyslexia : a new and complete science-based program for reading problems at any level / Sally Shaywitz.

Shaywitz, Sally E. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780307558893 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0307558894 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2008]

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-394).
Formatted Contents Note: PART I: THE NATURE OF READING AND DYSLEXIA: The power of knowing -- The historical roots of dyslexia -- The big picture: who is affected and what happens over time -- Why some smart people can't read -- Everyone speaks, but not everyone reads -- Reading the brain -- The working brain reads -- PART II: DIAGNOSING DYSLEXIA: Early clues to dyslexia -- Later clues to dyslexia -- Should by child be evaluated for dyslexia? -- Diagnosing dyslexia in the school-age child -- Identifying the at-risk child -- Diagnosing bright young adults -- PART III: HELPING YOUR CHILD BECOME A READER : All children can be taught to read -- Helping your child break the reading code -- Helping your child become a reader -- Helping your child become a skilled reader -- PART IV: OVERCOMING DYSLEXIA: TURNING STRUGGLING READERS INTO PROFICIENT READERS: Sam's program: a model that works -- Teaching the dyslexic child to read -- Helping adults become better readers -- Choosing a school -- Protecting and nourishing your child's soul -- Accommodations: building a bridge to success -- EPILOGUE: A person like that...
System Details Note: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4354 KB).
Subject: Reading disability.
Reading > Remedial teaching.
Dyslexic children > Education.
Genre: Electronic books.

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