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1st Edition

Parent’s Quick Start Guide to Dyslexia

  • Available for pre-order on June 29, 2023. Item will ship after July 20, 2023
ISBN 9781032509952
July 20, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
144 Pages 4 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Parent’s Quick Start Guide to Dyslexia provides parents and caregivers with an immediate overview of dyslexia and steps they can take to support and encourage their child.

Each chapter is packed with detailed and helpful information, covering identification, public schools versus private settings, and how (and when) to seek professional help. Summary and resource sections at the end of each chapter give quick guidance to busy readers. Topics include a wealth of research-backed activities, nurturing talent and creativity, motivating your child to read, and more.

Offering straightforward, easy to understand, and evidence-based information, this book is a go-to resource for caregivers parenting a child with dyslexia.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1. Dyslexia Explained  2. Identifying Dyslexia  3. Teaching Children with Dyslexia: Proven and Unproven Approaches  4. Phonological and Phonemic Awareness and Activities  5. Phonics and Activities  6. Fluency and Activities  7. Vocabulary and Activities  8. Comprehension and Activities  9. Dyslexia in Public Schools  10. Dyslexia in Private Settings  11. Motivating Children with Dyslexia to Read  12. Nurturing Talent and Creativity in Your Child with Dyslexia

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James W. Forgan is Associate Professor of Special Education at Florida Atlantic University, where he prepares teachers to educate children with dyslexia and related disabilities.

Noelle Balsamo is Assistant Professor of Special Education at Florida Gulf Coast University, where she specializes in teacher and parent education.