The Dyslexia Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers

The Dyslexia Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers

by Sandra F. Rief, Judith Stern
     
 

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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,

Overview

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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"[The Dyslexia Checklist] is an excellent resource on dyslexia that will help busy parents and teachers quickly find the information they need to meet the needs of children with dyslexia. The book is a quick read, which is a must for today's classroom teachers." (About.com, April 2010)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470549841
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/22/2009
Series:
J-B Ed: Checklist , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
781 KB

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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