The first thing I did when I found out my child is Dyslexic was find Dyslexia Books for Parents that would help me understand him and his specific needs.
These parenting books about Dyslexia will help you better understand your child and what your child specifically needs.
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Dyslexia Resources for Parents
My son Vman’s diagnosis wasn’t particularly a surprise. He entered 2nd grade not being able to read at all.
Every time he turned to a new page in a beginner reading book, it was like he was seeing the words for the very first time and had to try to sound them out.
There were a number of red flags that the school “reading specialist” continued to overlook.
Instead, she said he needed to work harder, which about the most ridiculous thing I had ever heard. This kid was working HARD! She just wasn’t providing him the tools to help him learn how to read in the way that his brain wanted to read.
Blending personal stories with hard science, The Dyslexic Advantage provides invaluable advice on how parents, educators, and individuals with dyslexia can recognize and use the strengths of the dyslexic learning style in: material reasoning (used by architects and engineers); interconnected reasoning (scientists and designers), narrative reasoning (novelists and lawyers); and dynamic reasoning (economists and entrepreneurs.)
This straightforward guide provides the essential information for parents and advocates to understand US law and get the right educational entitlements for a child with dyslexia.
Using case studies and examples, this book demonstrates clearly how to apply the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to the unique requirements of a dyslexic child.
It offers simple, intelligible help for parents on how to coordinate successfully with their child’s school and achieve the right services and support for their dyslexic child; up to and beyond getting an effective Individual Education Plan (IEP).
A practical, step-by-step information on accurately identifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions with individuals with dyslexia.
Addressing the components that need to be considered in the assessment of dyslexia—both cognitive and academic—this book includes descriptions of the various tests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along with detailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals and parents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia.
Some great books that can help children with Dyslexia read include:
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