Can I tell you about dyslexia? A guide for friends, family and professionals

By: Hultquist, Alan M.
Contributor(s): Tulp, Bill.
Series: Can I tell you about...?.Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013Description: 55 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781849059527.Subject(s): CHILDREN | DYSLEXIA | EDUCATION
Contents:
Introducing Zoe, who has dyslexia Learning the alphabet Understanding the sounds in words Reading new words Remembering words Reading slowly What reading is like for me Spelling Writing down my thoughts Mathematics Following directions What I'm good at Finding out I had dyslexia How teachers can help How parents can help Possible early signs of dyslexia Some important ideas to know Recommended reading, organisations and websites
Summary: "Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home." PUBLISHER"S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Syndromes and conditions for children. Aug 2018 CM | Dyslexia May 2019 | WDSA education workshop. May 2021 | Introduction to various syndromes and condition for volunteers. Oct 2021 | Supporting people with ID for volunteers. Oct 2021
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"Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home." PUBLISHER"S WEBSITE

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Introducing Zoe, who has dyslexia
Learning the alphabet
Understanding the sounds in words
Reading new words
Remembering words
Reading slowly
What reading is like for me
Spelling
Writing down my thoughts
Mathematics
Following directions
What I'm good at
Finding out I had dyslexia
How teachers can help
How parents can help
Possible early signs of dyslexia
Some important ideas to know
Recommended reading, organisations and websites

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