An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals
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This practical guide provides basic need-to-know information for parents and professionals and answers frequently asked questions about dyslexia.
"This contemporary, practical book is an invaluable introductory resource for parents and teachers who wish to increase their understanding of dyslexia... It truly provides comprehensible answers to a complex lifelong disorder." - Nancy Mather, Ph.D., Professor of Learning Disabilities, University of Arizona This practical guide provides basic need-to-know information for parents and professionals and answers frequently asked questions about dyslexia. Using illustrative case studies, Alan M. Hultquist addresses many of the issues surrounding dyslexia, including possible causes and subtypes, means of testing, remediation, and the controversial matter of "staying back" to repeat a school year. He identifies possible methods of classroom accommodation for dyslexic students in a range of subject areas. The list of useful resources at the back of the book can be used by parents and professionals to help explain dyslexia to children, and to help them find further information and teaching tools. This complete introductory guide to dyslexia is a must-read for parents of children with dyslexia, especially parents with children who are newly diagnosed, and for all those who work with dyslexic children and their families. Alan M. Hultquist is a licensed school psychologist with a doctorate in educational psychology. He has worked in the fields of special education and psychology since 1979, and lives in the USA.
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