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Overcoming Dyslexia : Second Edition, Completely Revised and Updated
by Sally Shaywitz and Jonathan 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

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Overview

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

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780385350327
  • ISBN-10: 0385350325
  • Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
  • Publish Date: March 2020
  • Page Count: 608
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.3 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.95 pounds


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