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Overcoming dyslexia : a new and complete science-based program for reading problems at any level / Sally Shaywitz.

Shaywitz, Sally E. (Author).
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  • 25 of 25 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.

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Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 371.91 SHA (Text) 0530002192124 Adult NonFiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 0375400125 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0679781595 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: ix, 416 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf : 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-394) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pt. 1. The Nature of reading and dyslexia: The power of knowing -- The historical roots of dyslexia -- The big picture: who is affected and what happnes over time -- Why some smart people can't read -- Everyone speaks, but not everyone reads -- Reading the brain -- The working brain reads. Pt. 2. Diagnosing dyslexia: Early clues to dyslexia -- Later clues to dyslexia -- Should my child be evaluated for dyslexia? -- Diagnosing dyslexia in the school-age child -- Identifying the at-risk child -- Diagnosing bright young adults. Pt. 3. Helping your child become a reader: All children can be taught to read -- Helping your child break the reading code -- Helping your child become a reader -- Helping your child become a skilled reader. Pt. 4. Overcoming dyslexia; turning struggling readers in to proficient readers: Sams program: a model that works -- Teaching the dyslexic child to read -- Helping adults become better readers -- Choosing a school -- Protecting and nourishing your child's soul -- Accommodations: building a bridge to success.
Subject: Reading disability.
Reading > Remedial teaching.
Dyslexic children > Education.
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