The Dyslexia Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachersby Sandra F. Rief, Judith Stern
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,/i>/b>
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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.
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Meet the Author
Sandra F. Rief, M.A., is an internationally known speaker, consultant, and best-selling author of books on helping children with learning disabilities and ADHD. A former award-winning special educator, she is author or co-author of nunerous books including How to Reach and Teach All Children in the Inclusive Classroom and the ADHD Checklist. Find more information at her website, www.sandrarief.com.
Judith M. Stern, M.A., is a teacher, educational consultant, and national speaker, who specializes in helping children with learning and attention problems. Her past books include Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD. For her consulting, presentation, and tutoring topics, visit her website, www.JudithSternEducationalConsultant.com.
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