When Your Child Has . . . Dyslexia: Get the Right Diagnosis, Understand Treatment Options, and Help Your Child Learn

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Finding out that a child has dyslexia can be shocking and confusing - and thousands of parents get this disturbing news every day. Appearing as early as when a child is struggling to say “Mama” and “Dada,” dyslexia is a condition that will affect a child’s ability to read, write, and understand basic language construction - and for a parent, this can be a tough reality to take in. Covering information on every stage of diagnosis, treatment, and growth, this reference will help parents: teach children how to cope ...

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Overview

Finding out that a child has dyslexia can be shocking and confusing - and thousands of parents get this disturbing news every day. Appearing as early as when a child is struggling to say “Mama” and “Dada,” dyslexia is a condition that will affect a child’s ability to read, write, and understand basic language construction - and for a parent, this can be a tough reality to take in. Covering information on every stage of diagnosis, treatment, and growth, this reference will help parents: teach children how to cope with educational, personal, and social difficulties; choose the right school and reduce academic struggles; maintain communication with their frustrated child; and more. Providing parents with the invaluable information and resources they need, this book takes an in-depth look at the reality of the disability and manages to make sense of it for worried parents.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781598696776
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • Publication date: 2/17/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 956,169
  • Product dimensions: 3.90 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Abigail Marshall (Pacifica, CA) has been the manager of the Dyslexia.com Web site and moderator of the DyslexiaTalk.com forum since 1995. She is the mother of a son with dyslexia, now age twenty-one, and she has a B.S. degree in applied behavioral sciences and a law degree.

Vincent Iannelli, M.D. (Hearth, TX), is the author of The Everything Father’s First Year Book. A board-certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he is also an associate professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. After completing his residency at the Children's Hospital in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Iannelli opened his private practice. He has nine years of clinical experience taking care of kids with common childhood illnesses.

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