How To Reach and Teach Children and Teens with Dyslexia

A Parent and Teacher Guide to Helping Students of All Ages Academically, Socially, and Emotionally

Author: Cynthia M. Stowe, M.Ed.

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780130320186

Category: Education

Page: 368

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This comprehensive, practical resource gives educators at all levels essential information, techniques, and tools for understanding dyslexia and adapting teaching methods in all subject areas to meet the learning style, social, and emotional needs of students who have dyslexia. Special features include over 50 full-page activity sheets that can be photocopied for immediate use and interviews with students and adults who have had personal experience with dyslexia. Organized into twenty sections, information covers everything from ten principles of instruction to teaching reading, handwriting, spelling, writing, math, everyday skills, and even covers the adult with dyslexia.

How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD

Author: Sandra F. Rief

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118937783

Category: Education

Page: 504

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"This book serves as a comprehensive guide for school personnel trying to make a positive difference in the lives of children who have been diagnosed as ADD/ ADHD. It supplies teachers, special education teachers, counselors, administrators, psychologists, and parents with information, techniques, and strategies that will help these students succeed. The book addresses the specific needs of students with ADD/ ADHD, but the strategies are appropriate and recommended for all students who appear to have attention problems, learning disabilities, or are underachieving for any reason, including gifted children. This third edition includes enhanced content in the following areas: medications, case studies, executive function, subject-specific strategies, model programs, and references, among others. For easy use, this resource is organized into thirty sections that provide comprehensive, practical guidance on such topics as: - Preventing behavioral problems in a classroom - Learning styles: elements and interventions - Cooperative learning techniques - Up-to-date educational law information - Techniques for relaxation and visualization - Challenges and specific interventions for students of all ages - Tips on communicating effectively with parents, physicians, and agencies"--

How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD / ADHD

Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions

Author: Sandra F. Rief

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118429397

Category: Education

Page: 464

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Sandra Rief offers myriad real-life case studies, interviews, and student intervention plans for children with ADD/ADHD. In addition, the book contains best teaching practices and countless strategies for enhancing classroom performance for all types of students. This invaluable resource offers proven suggestions for: Engaging students' attention and active participation Keeping students on-task and productive Preventing and managing behavioral problems in the classroom Differentiating instruction and addressing students' diverse learning styles Building a partnership with parents and much more.

How to Teach Your Dyslexic Child to Read

A Proven Method for Parents and Teachers

Author: Bernice H. Baumer

Publisher: Citadel Press

ISBN: 9780806519814

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Discusses learning disabilities and suggests teaching methods for dyslexic children in kindergarten through third grade

The Self-Help Guide for Teens with Dyslexia

Useful Stuff You May Not Learn at School

Author: Alais Winton

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784501441

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Gold Medal Winner in the Self-Help category of the 2015 Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards As Alais Winton knows, having dyslexia doesn't mean you're not bright; like her, you might just need a different way of looking at things. In this book, she lets you in on the learning techniques which work for her, and which you may not be taught at school. Offering solutions to common problems students with dyslexia face, Alais describes tried-and-tested techniques for succeeding with reading, spelling, memorising information and time management, and even a simple method to ensure you never misplace your learning tools (such as pencils and books) again. The strategies are ideal for use in the run-up to exams, helping you to become more organised, less stressed and better prepared. This is a must-read pocket guide for students with dyslexia aged 11 to 18, and will also be a helpful source of ideas for teachers, SENCOs and parents of teens with dyslexia.

Teaching Children with Dyslexia

A Practical Guide

Author: Philomena Ott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134345909

Category: Education

Page: 320

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Teaching Children with Dyslexia is essential reading for any teacher, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator or teaching assistant who wants an insider's account of what dealing successfully with dyslexia entails. Written by one of the most well-regarded practitioners in the field with over twenty-five years' experience, this book is packed full with photocopiable exercises, activities and recommendations for resources, tests, teaching methods, advice and suggestions for strategies and techniques that are instantly transferable to classroom environments. This essential teaching companion includes chapters on: how to spot dyslexia screening and assessment tests why it does not have to be hell to learn to spell strategies for success for reluctant writers meeting the challenge of dyslexia in adolescence. Written specifically to bolster teachers' confidence and empower them with the key to unlocking literacy problems in their most challenging pupils, this resource book should be on the shelf of every staff room.

Helping Children with Dyslexia

21 Super Strategies to Ensure Your Child's Success at School

Author: Liz Dunoon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780646940595

Category:

Page: N.A

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Book for parents and teachers to help children with dyslexia

The Dyslexia Checklist

A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers

Author: Sandra F. Rief, M.A.,Judith Stern, M.A.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470429815

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Essential advice and resources for helping kids with dyslexia The Dyslexia Checklist is a valuable guide for parents and teachers that can help them better understand children and teenagers with dyslexia and other reading- and language-based disabilities. The book relays the most current research available and is filled with practical strategies, supports, and interventions. Using these tools teachers and parents can accommodate the needs and strengthen the skills of students with reading and writing disabilities across all age levels. The book is presented in a simple, concise, easy-to-read checklist format and is filled with useful advice and information on a wide range of topics. Explains what we now know about dyslexia from decades of research Contains games to strengthen a child's literacy and language skills Provides important information for hooking in reluctant and struggling readers Offers suggestions for enhancing skills in vocabulary, comprehension, composition and written expression, spelling, math, and more The book also provides information on the educational rights of students with dyslexia.

The Power of Dyslexic Thinking

How a Learning Disability Shaped Six Successful Careers

Author: Robert W. Langston

Publisher: BookPros, LLC

ISBN: 1934454346

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 122

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In The Power of Dyslexic Thinking, Rob Langston shares the inspirational stories of people who overcame the hurdles of living with dyslexia. Langston believes that dyslexia is not a condition that needs curing. He hopes that understanding more about the creative and intuitive benefits of dyslexia will allow educators and parents, as well as dyslexic children, to see dyslexia not as a disability, but as a gift.

Learning Outside The Lines

Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And Adhd Give You The Tools F

Author: Jonathan Mooney,David Cole

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439104735

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to measure and standardize intelligence. They decide what criteria make one person smart and another person stupid. They decide who will succeed and who will just get by. Perhaps you find yourself outside the norm, because you learn differently -- but, unlike your classmates, you have no system in place that consistently supports your ability and desire to learn. Simply put, you are considered lazy and stupid. You are expected to fail. Learning Outside the Lines is written by two such "academic failures" -- that is, two academic failures who graduated from Brown University at the top of their class. Jonathan Mooney and David Cole teach you how to take control of your education and find true success -- and they offer all the reasons why you should persevere. Witty, bold, and disarmingly honest, Learning Outside the Lines takes you on a journey toward personal empowerment and profound educational change, proving once again that rules sometimes need to be broken.

Educational Care

A System for Understanding and Helping Children with Learning Problems at Home and in School

Author: Melvin D. Levine

Publisher: Educators Pub Svc Incorporated

ISBN: 9780838819876

Category: Education

Page: 367

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Educational Care, a resource for parents and Teacher's, provides suggestions for dealing with the specific needs of individual students. The book focuses on the link between home and school, using case studies to illustrate key points.

Working Memory and Learning

A Practical Guide for Teachers

Author: Susan Gathercole,Tracy Packiam Alloway

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446200388

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Dr Tracy Alloway has been awarded the prestigious Joseph Lister Award from the British Science Association. 'The authors have written a guide for practitioners that is both highly practical, and yet based upon sound theoretical principles....This book achieves a successful, yet often elusive, link between theory, research and practice, and deserves to have a high readership. I will have no hesitation in recommending it to a range of readers' - Jane Mott, Support for Learning 'This book fulfils its aim to explain working memory and the limits it places on children's classroom learning. For teachers it gives a very clear guide and fills a gap in understanding that can only lead to more child-centred approaches to teaching and learning' - Lynn Ambler, Support for Learning 'A clear and accessible account of current theory and research, which is then applied to children's learning in the classroom....The range of strategies...are well grounded in theory derived from research and sit within a coherent conceptual model' - The Psychologist 'An easy to read yet informative book that explains the concepts clearly and offers practitioners ways to support those with poor working memory in the classroom' - SNIP `The topic of working memory nowadays tends to dominate discussions with teachers and parents, and both groups can helpfully be directed to this easy-to-read but serious text ... (it) is likely to prove a turning-point in the management and facilitation of hard-to-teach children. In a situation muddied by ever-multiplying syndromes and disorders, this book delivers a clarifying and reassuring isolation of the major cognitive characteristic that cuts across all the boundaries and leaves the class teacher and SENCO empowered. I think very highly of the book and shall be recommending it steadily' - Martin Turner, Child Center for Evaluation and Teaching, Kuwait Susan Gathercole is winner of the British Psychological Society's President's Award for 2007 A good working memory is crucial to becoming a successful learner, yet there is very little material available in an easy-to-use format that explains the concept and offers practitioners ways to support children with poor working memory in the classroom. This book provides a coherent overview of the role played by working memory in learning during the school years, and uses theory to inform good practice. Topics covered include: - the link between working memory skills and key areas of learning (such as literacy & numeracy) - the relationship between working memory and children with developmental disorders - assessment of children for working memory deficits - strategies for supporting working memory in under-performing children This accessible guide will help SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists to understand and address working memory in their setting.

Raising Boys With ADHD

Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons

Author: Mary Anne Richey,James Forgan

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1593639767

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 275

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Written by two professionals who have "been there and done that" with their own sons with ADHD, "Raising Boys With ADHD" empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond. The book covers topics not often found in other parenting guides such as the preschool years and early diagnosis and strategies for teens transitioning to work and college. Filled with practical knowledge, resources, and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.

The ADHD Book of Lists

A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders

Author: Sandra F. Rief

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118937759

Category: Education

Page: 528

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"The newly updated ADHD Book of Lists will be a comprehensive, reliable source of answers, practical strategies, and tools written in a convenient list format"--

What is Dyslexia?

A Book Explaining Dyslexia for Kids and Adults to Use Together

Author: Alan M. Hultquist

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1843108828

Category: Education

Page: 95

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"Printed digitally since 2010"--T.p. verso.

Thank You, Mr. Falker

Author: N.A

Publisher: Philomel Books

ISBN: 9780399257629

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem.

The Dyslexic Advantage

Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

Author: Brock Eide,Fernette Eide

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0452297923

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 283

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The neurolearning-expert creators of the award-winning blog by the same name reveal the unique brain structure and organization of dyslexic individuals, identifying how the differences responsible for reading challenges also enable specific mechanical, artistic, narrative and dynamic talents. Reprint.

Life, Love & Dyslexia

Sarah's Journal

Author: Sarah Brown

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514723807

Category:

Page: 296

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Dyslexia impacts many areas of life! Okay - every area of life. It is so much more than a reading problem. It impacts childhood in such a powerful way that Dyslexia can launch a child into a life of creativity and success or plunge them into a life of depression and fear. Everything depends on the support of teachers, family and friends. That's you! As Dyslexics grow up their unique way of seeing the world influences their goals for the future, and also can influence the way they relate to their friends and lover(s). Dyslexia shows up on the job. Dyslexia shows up in the marriage. Dyslexia shows up in parenting styles and even in the way we relate to God and impact the world around us with our vision. Dyslexia is a way of thinking, living and imagining what life should be like. Dyslexia is a brain that thinks in 3D movies and can vividly see things that don't even exist yet, in their mind's eye. Dyslexia figures out how to turn a good idea, or a bad one, into reality. Dyslexia is an artist, an inventor, an architect, a storyteller, a politician, a teacher, a scientist, a chef, a director, an engineer, a world traveler and a faithful friend. In elementary school "Dyslexia" doesn't LOOK like a genius, Dyslexia can't look at a flat page, white with black letters all over it. In school that is what kids are expected to do for hours on end! BUT Dyslexia learns from the real world, and nothing in the real world is black, white and flat. Teachers don't always understand this because the dyslexic person is obviously brilliant. I know because I suffered under the influence of several teachers who didn't see the "gift" and only focused on my problems, I even failed 3rd grade! Life eventually turned around for me and I began to thrive in 5th grade, with the help on a few people who believed in me. So how do I know what it feels like to live a dyslexic life? Read my story - Life, Love & Dyslexia Find out how THIS Dyslexic girl grew up to own a publishing company that has printed over 70 Dyslexia-Friendly workbooks! Don't want to spend the money? Then start reading online - click on the link and go to the "LOOK INSIDE" option for the first 4 chapters! "There were only a few things that I liked about school. I liked the pencil sharpener at the front of the classroom. I liked the closets where we hung our jackets. Most of all, I liked watching the big clock in the front of the classroom... when the hour hand pointed to the big three. I became a daydreamer. I would doodle on my schoolwork. I would play with my pencils and make origami when the teacher wasn't looking. I would look out the window and imagine I was somewhere else. I felt like school was a waste of time, I wasn't even good at schoolwork; the letters swirled around on the page, and long lists of math facts made me dizzy. I wanted to go home and build cities in the sand pile. The kids at school would always smash the cities at the playground. If I had been born twenty years later, I suppose I would have been labeled with "Dyslexia" and maybe "Asperger's Syndrome." In the right school, they may have even called me "gifted." But in the 1980s, kids like me were considered "immature" and were called "daydreamers." We became failures and were required to repeat whatever grades we couldn't pass. I told my teachers that I was going to be a mom and an artist, like my mom, so why should I even go to school? I was fourteen when I finally talked my parents into homeschooling me. That was when the woods became my classroom. That was when I fell in love with life and learning. That was when I met Josh. That was when the sky became my ceiling."

Egg-Drop Blues

Author: Jacqueline Turner Banks

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547348834

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Judge is desperate. His mother has threatened to send him to a different school next year—away from his twin brother and “posse” of friends. To prove he can succeed at his current school, Judge needs to bring up his grades. After weeks of hard work—all while dealing with his sometimes difficult brother, his dyslexia, and the news that his divorced father has decided to remarry—Judge’s hopes depend on winning a science competition. Soon it all comes down to the egg-drop . . .

Your Kid's Gonna Be Okay

Building the Executive Function Skills Your Child Needs in the Age of Attention

Author: Michael Delman

Publisher: Beyond Booksmart Incorporated

ISBN: 9781732034907

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 236

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Your Kid's Gonna Be Okay helps parents understand the critical skills needed for effective self-management and provides specific strategies and tools to help kids become motivated, accountable, and independent. Parents will learn how kids can change their habits as they pave their own path toward competence today and confidence in their future.