Living with Dyslexia

Living with Dyslexia

by Chris Eboch

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Overview

Living with Dyslexia features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with dyslexia during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support. Throughout the book, Ask Yourself This questions encourage discussion. Features include a selected bibliography, further readings, Just the Facts summary of medical facts about dyslexia, Where to Turn summary of key advice that includes contact information for helpful organizations, a glossary, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624018435
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Living with Health Challenges Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 11 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Expert Advice 6

Chapter 1 What is Dyslexia? 8

Chapter 2 Extra Challenges 18

Chapter 3 The Bright Side of Dyslexia 26

Chapter 4 Testing and Diagnosis 34

Chapter 5 What's Happening in My Brain? 42

Chapter 6 Dyslexia at School 50

Chapter 7 Help at Home 62

Chapter 8 Coping and Support 70

Chapter 9 Your Future 78

Chapter 10 Reaching Out 90

Just the Facts 98

Where to Turn 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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