Overcoming Dyslexia

Overcoming Dyslexia : Second Edition, Completely Revised and Updated

Overcoming Dyslexia : Second Edition, Completely Revised and Updated

  • Format: Paperback | 608 pages
  • Dimensions: 156 x 234 x 50mm | 720g
  • Publication date: 02 Apr 2020
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Imprint: Sheldon Press
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 1529306914
  • ISBN13: 9781529306910
  • Bestsellers rank: 53,675

A major update and revision of the essential program for reading problems at any level, incorporating the latest breakthroughs in science, educational methods, technology and legal accommodations.

'Sally Shaywitz is an amazing woman... no one has a better understanding of dyslexia' - Bob Dylan

Dyslexia is the most common learning disorder in the world, affecting one in five individuals. Now Drs Sally and Jonathan Shaywitz give us a substantially updated and augmented edition of her classic work, Overcoming Dyslexia, drawing on an additional fifteen years of ground-breaking scientific research to offer new information on both the big picture and the specific details of dyslexia and reading problems, and providing the tools that parents, teachers and dyslexic individuals of any age need.

This updated edition offers:

* New chapters on the latest science-based diagnosis of dyslexia, identifying the at-risk child, dyslexia in post-menopausal women, and implications of associated anxiety and ADHD in dyslexia

* State-of-the-art information on universal screening for dyslexia as early as the first year of school - why and how to efficiently and effectively screen young children

* An expanded chapter on choosing the best school for a dyslexic child and new chapters examining exciting innovative school models

* New chapters focused on higher education, including preparing a dyslexic for university, choosing a university or higher education course for a dyslexic student and making the university experience work

* The latest advances in digital technology that increase a dyslexic's ability to help him or herself

* Extensively updated material on helping dyslexic individuals of all ages become better readers, with detailed home programs to enhance reading at different ages and levels

* How to use compassion and exciting new knowledge to build and strengthen a child's self-esteem and resilience

* Insightful stories of outstanding men, women and young adults who are dyslexic and thriving and how they succeeded.

Acclaimed by experts and parents alike, Overcoming Dyslexia provides anyone who is struggling with reading problems with the necessary reassurance that, through hard work and the right help, such difficulties can be overcome.

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