Spot the dyslexic child
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Spot the dyslexic child a guide for parents and teachers by Peter J. Congdon

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Published by Gifted Children"s Information Centre in Solihull .
Written in English

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StatementPeter J. Congdon..
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Spot Dyslexia, Understand Dyslexia, Defeat Dyslexia! With this book, you can: Spot Dyslexia. Identify signs of possible dyslexia, including hidden clues. Find out about overlapping conditions, like dyscalculia, dyspraxia, ADHD, and autism. Understand Dyslexia. Get to grips with the strengths and weaknesses of dyslexia. Make the diagnosis process stress-free. Defeat Dyslexia!   Parents of dyslexic children are often desperate to find the right books for their kids. Dyslexia typically makes reading a lot harder, due to issues with visual distortion and phonological awareness. Many dyslexic children also build up a mental . Read an excerpt from the dyslexic children may struggle in the early grades, they often grow into gifted story tellers, inventors and entrepreneurs. The Eides’ new book The Dyslexic Advantage, helps dyslexics and their families recognize and nurture the benefits of a dyslexic brain. The authors recently discussed some of these. Research continues into whether dyslexia can be classed as a genetic condition and to what extent, but it may well be the case one or both of the child’s parents might be dyslexic themselves. This might apply to a single-parent family, which may make it harder for the parent to work on reading with their child.

  The Child who is Really Smart with strong site words, strong IQ but the “wheels fall off the bus” when reading expectations greatly increase. How to help students with dyslexia. Once you’ve found these hidden students with dyslexia, what can you do to help them? Difficulty with automaticity makes connecting to new information very difficult. Dick and Jane are the two main characters created by Zerna Sharp for a series of basal readers written by William S. Gray to teach children to read. The characters first appeared in the Elson-Gray Readers in and continued in a subsequent series of books through the final version in These readers were used in classrooms in the United States and in other English-speaking countries for. Dyslexic children and adults can become avid and enthusiastic readers when given learning tools that fit their creative learning style. Appears bright, highly intelligent, and articulate but unable to read, write, or spell at grade level. Parents are often the first to spot a reading problem. Dyslexia isn’t something that a child will outgrow, and no amount of “just reading more at home” will correct the problem.

  If you suspect a student has indicators of Dyslexia, you can screen the child easily using DIBELS 8, Aimsweb or other appropriate screening tool that accounts for Phonemic Awareness and RAN, which are two key indicators of potential reading difficulties. The PAR is also an excellent screener. Once the child begins to speak, look for difficulties with rhyming, phonemic awareness, and the ability to read common one-syllable words. The specific signs of dyslexia, both weaknesses and strengths, in any one individual will vary according to the age and educational level of that person.   Once your child reaches school age, your child's teacher may be the first to notice a problem. Severity varies, but the condition often becomes apparent as a child starts learning to read. Before school. Signs that a young child may be at risk of dyslexia . -(Lyn Pollard, Parent Advocate and Mother of a year old child with Dyslexia) Dr Sandman-Hurley is spot on when she says "advocating for a student with dyslexia requires you to raise awareness about dyslexia." This book is a great resource to help parents and professionals do both! (Deborah Lynam, Parent, Decoding Dyslexia NJ).