Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 24, 2005 - Education - 226 pages
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Parents with a dyslexic child have only had professional references to turn to for much-needed advice?until now. The first guide written expressly for parents, Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents provides the unique insights of a noted educational psychologist on what sort of supportive role parents can play in the life of their dyslexic child. The book includes a description of dyslexia, how it?s identified and assessed, examples of different approaches parents can adopt, and a range of useful resources.
  

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User Review  - frisky_kitty - LibraryThing

This is an excellent resource for parents who are trying to understand what dyslexia is and how to intervene on behalf of their child. The language is very accessible and the chapters covering psycho ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

Lots of information, but I felt overwhelmed and depressed by the end. Maybe as I read other dylsexia books I'll understand and change my opinion on this one. Read full review

Contents

A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 1 An introduction to dyslexia
1
A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 2 Identification and assessment guidance for parents
25
A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 3 How dyslexic children learn and how parents can help
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A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 4 Support for parents
77
A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 5 Legislation and parent empowerment
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A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 6 Beyond school
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A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 7 Parents and childrens voices
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A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 8 Alternative approaches
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A Complete Guide for Parents Chapter 9 Information a personal need a global concern
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A Complete Guide for Parents Concluding comments
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A Complete Guide for Parents References
199
A Complete Guide for Parents Index
207
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About the author (2005)

Gavin Reid is an experienced teacher and educational psychologist who has published widely in the field of dyslexia. He is also a parent of a young man with special needs.

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