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    DescriptionThis work includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults with dyslexia. It helps to 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. It helps you: discover how to recognize the symptoms of dyslexia; understand diagnostic test results; set up an Individualized Education Program (IEP); work effectively with teachers; and, improve your child's reading skills.


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    Title
    Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Consumer Dummies
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471752851
    ISBN 10: 0471752851
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: VFJD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 347
    BIC subject category V2: JNSC
    BISAC V2.8: FAM012000
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/MENTAL
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FAM028000, PSY008000
    DC22: 371.9144
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    B&T Approval Code: N67361800
    DC22: 618.92/8553, 618.928553
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    LC classification: RJ496.A5 W66 2006
    Thema V1.0: JMC, VFJD, JNSC
    Publisher
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    30 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Tracey Wood, MEd, is a children's reading specialist and the author of several books, including "Teaching Kids to Read For Dummies" and "Teaching Kids to Spell For Dummies."
    Back cover copy
    Includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults with dyslexiaUnderstand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and help your child succeedDoes 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 toRecognize the symptoms of dyslexiaUnderstand diagnostic test resultsSet up an Individualized Education Program (IEP)Work effectively with teachersImprove your child's reading skills
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Part I: Figuring Out What Dyslexia Is All About. Chapter 1: Understanding the Basics of Dyslexia. Chapter 2: Pinpointing What Dyslexia Is (And Isn't). Chapter 3: Being Alert to Symptoms of Dyslexia at Any Age. Part II: Determining When to Get a Diagnosis. Chapter 4: Watching Your Child Carefully at a Young Age. Chapter 5: Acting Quickly with Your School-Age Child. Chapter 6: Testing Your Child for Dyslexia. Part III: Exploring Your Options for Schools and Programs. Chapter 7: Choosing the Best School for Your Child. Chapter 8: Investigating the Individualized Education Program. Chapter 9: Securing Help without an Individualized Education Program. Chapter 10: Working Productively with Your Child's Teacher. Part IV: Taking Part in Your Child's Treatment. Chapter 11: Putting Memorizing, Visualizing, and Rhyming to Good Use. Chapter 12: Playing with Phonics. Chapter 13: Sprinting Ahead with Reading Basics and Practice. Chapter 14: Taking Advantage of Multisensory Methods. Chapter 15: Handling Everyday Activities and Difficulties. Part V: Moving beyond the Childhood Years. Chapter 16: Assisting Dyslexic Teens. Chapter 17: Heading Off to College. Chapter 18: Succeeding with Dyslexia in Adulthood. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Tools for Making a Dyslexic's Life Easier. Chapter 20: Ten Well-Known Dyslexia Programs and Treatments. Part VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: An Informal Assessment of Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Skills. Appendix B: Contacts and Resources. Index.