Overcoming Dyslexia

Overcoming Dyslexia : Completely Revised and Updated

From one of the world's preeminent experts on reading and dyslexia, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book available on identifying, understanding, and overcoming reading problems--now revised to reflect the latest research and evidence-based approaches.

Dyslexia is the most common learning disorder on the planet, affecting about one in five individuals, regardless of age or gender. Now a world-renowned expert gives us a substantially updated and augmented edition of her classic work: drawing on an additional fifteen years of cutting-edge research, offering new information on all aspects of dyslexia and reading problems, and providing the tools that parents, teachers, and all dyslexic individuals need. This new edition also offers:

- New material on the challenges faced by dyslexic individuals across all ages
- Rich information on ongoing advances in digital technology that have dramatically increased dyslexics' ability to help themselves
- New chapters on diagnosing dyslexia, choosing schools and colleges for dyslexic students, the co-implications of anxiety, ADHD, and dyslexia, and dyslexia in post-menopausal women
- Extensively updated information on helping both dyslexic children and adults become better readers, with a detailed home program to enhance reading
- Evidence-based universal screening for dyslexia as early as kindergarten and first grade - why and how
- New information on how to identify dyslexia in all age ranges
- Exercises to help children strengthen the brain areas that control reading
- Ways to raise a child's self-esteem and reveal her strengths
- Stories of successful men, women, and young adults who are dyslexic

  • Format: Hardback | 560 pages
  • Dimensions: 156 x 235 x 45.72mm | 884.51g
  • Publication date: 24 Mar 2020
  • Publisher: Random House USA Inc
  • Imprint: Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Publication City/Country: New York, United States
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition Statement: Revised, Updated
  • Illustrations note: 45 line drawings and charts in text; 45 line drawings and charts in text
  • ISBN10: 0385350325
  • ISBN13: 9780385350327
  • Bestsellers rank: 75,188

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