Overcoming Dyslexia: A New And Complete Science-based Program For Reading Problems At Any Level

January 4, 2005|
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New And Complete Science-based Program For Reading Problems At Any Level by Sally Shaywitz
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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
SALLY E. SHAYWITZ, M.D., is the Audrey G. Ratner Professor in Learning Development at Yale University and co-founder and co-director of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. She is the author of more than 350 scientific articles and book chapters, and the creator of the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreenTM, a tool used by teachers to relia...
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Title:Overcoming Dyslexia: A New And Complete Science-based Program For Reading Problems At Any LevelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:608 pages, 9.17 X 6.09 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:608 pages, 9.17 X 6.09 X 1.2 inPublished:January 4, 2005Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0679781595

ISBN - 13:9780679781592

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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