The Runaway Learning Machine: Growing Up Dyslexic
Occupational therapist Jim Bauer tells us what it was like to grow up with undiagnosed dyslexia. Experience the pain and embarrassment this shy little boy felt as teachers and parents ignored his learning disability and simply encouraged him to "try harder." This is must reading for anyone who works with children.
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Chapter Title Page 1 Preschool
The First Grade
Return to Minnesota
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