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Overcoming dyslexia : a major update and revision of the essential program for reading problems at any level, incorporating the latest breakthroughs in science, educational methods, technology, and legal accommodations / Sally Shaywitz, M.D. and Jonathan Shaywitz, M.D.

Shaywitz, Sally E. (author.). Shaywitz, Jonathan, (author.). Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., (publisher.).

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  • 18 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 371.9144 SHA (Text) 33118000195018 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton C 371.91 SHA (Text) 36806002108536 HALLWAY Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 371.914 SHA (Text) 33187004668360 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library 371.914 SHA (Text) 33187004668352 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 371.914 SHA (Text) 33187004668378 Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JPTC 371.91 SHA (Text) 36626104146626 JUV Parent/Teacher Books Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville 371.9144 SHAYWITZ (Text) 33946003682213 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 371.91 S538 (Text) 76383000475362 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 371.91 SHA (Text) 30477101382632 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 371.9144 SHAYWITZ (Text) 34330513478504 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780385350327
  • ISBN: 0385350325
  • Physical Description: viii, 596 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 2nd edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This Is A Borzoi Book" -- taken from title page verso.
First edition published in 2003.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The nature of reading and dyslexia -- Translating science into practice : diagnosing dyslexia -- Helping your child become a reader -- Turning struggling readers into proficient readers -- Choosing a school -- Success after high school and beyond -- Making it work for the dyslexic child and adult.
Summary, etc.:
"From one of the world's leading experts on reading and dyslexia comes the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book yet to help one understand, identify, and overcome the reading problems that plague American children today. For the one in every five children who has dyslexia and the millions of others who struggle to read at their own grade levels--as well as for their parents, teachers, and tutors--this book can make a difference. Dr. Shaywitz's book is a trusted source to turn to for information, advice, guidance, and explanation. Her cutting-edge research is translated into an easy-to-follow plan of action, offering help and hope to all who have reading problems and to their families as well. In this book you will learn: -What dyslexia is and why some intelligent, gifted people read slowly and painfully -How to identify dyslexia in preschoolers, schoolchildren, young adults, and adults -How to find the best school and how to work productively with your child's teacher -Exercises to help children use the parts of the brain that control reading -A twenty-minute nightly home program to enhance reading -The 150 most common problem words--a list that can give your child a head start -Ways to raise and preserve a child's self-esteem and reveal his strengths -Stories of successful men and women who are dyslexic."
Subject: Reading disability.
Reading > Remedial teaching.
Dyslexic children > Education.
EDUCATION / Special Education / Learning Disabilities.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Learning Disabilities.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience.

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