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    Description"A must-read for parents, educators, and people with dyslexia." -Gordon F. Sherman, Ph.D., past president of the International Dyslexia Association Did you know that many successful architects, lawyers, engineers- even bestselling novelists-had difficulties learning to read and write as children? In this groundbreaking book, Brock and Fernette Eide explain how 20 percent of people-individuals with dyslexia-share a unique learning style that can create advantages in a classroom, at a job, or at home. Using their combined expertise in neurology and education, the authors show how these individuals not only perceive the written word differently but may also excel at spatial reasoning, see insightful connections that others simply miss, understand the world in stories, and display amazing creativity. Blending personal stories with hard science, The Dyslexic Advantage provides invaluable advice on how parents, educators, and individuals with dyslexia can recognize and use the strengths of the dyslexic learning style in: material reasoning (used by architects and engineers); interconnected reasoning (scientists and designers), narrative reasoning (novelists and lawyers); and dynamic reasoning (economists and entrepreneurs.) With prescriptive advice and inspiring testimonials, this paradigm- shifting book proves that dyslexia doesn't have to be a detriment, but can often become an asset for success.

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    The Dyslexic Advantage
    Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brock L Eide, By (author) Fernette F Eide
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 283
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 236 g
    ISBN 13: 9780452297920
    ISBN 10: 0452297923

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JMR, JMM, VS
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24000
    B&T General Subject: 347
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    BISAC V2.8: PSY020000
    B&T Approval Code: A37384000
    BISAC V2.8: SEL023000, FAM028000, SEL000000, PSY008000
    DC22: 616.8553
    DC21: 616.8553
    B&T Approval Code: N67361800
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.85/53
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RC394.W6 E33 2012
    Edition statement
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    New American Library
    Publication date
    31 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Brock L. Eide, M.D., M.A., and Fernette Eide, M.D., have an internationally respected and popular private practice based in Seattle, Washington, where they live with their children.
    Review quote
    "This is probably the most helpful material ever published on dyslexia."---Manuel Casanova, M.D.