An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals by Alan M. Hultquist

By Alan M. Hultquist

This useful consultant offers uncomplicated need-to-know details for fogeys and execs and solutions commonly asked questions on dyslexia. utilizing illustrative case stories, Alan M. Hultquist addresses the various matters surrounding dyslexia, together with attainable motives and subtypes, technique of trying out, remediation and the arguable subject of ''staying back'' to copy a college 12 months. He identifies attainable equipment of lecture room lodging for dyslexic scholars in a variety of topic components. The checklist of important assets behind the publication can be utilized by way of mom and dad and execs to assist clarify dyslexia to young children, and to aid them locate additional info and instructing instruments. this whole introductory consultant to dyslexia is a must'read for folks of kids with dyslexia, specially mom and dad with teenagers who're newly clinically determined, and for all those that paintings with dyslexic little ones and their households.

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Some were embarrassed by having to get extra help in school, but others felt relief at knowing that they were not stupid, that they were not alone, and that their reading problems were not their fault. Teachers and other adults who accepted the children for who they were provided many positive experiences for them. Some adults with dyslexia report that they denied having any kind of trouble and rebelled in middle or high school, finding relief from their academic problems in parties, risk taking, truancy, and other inappropriate behaviors.

On the other hand, Richard can be encouraged to try and works well with people who are able to establish a good relationship with him. His oral language skills are good and he does not have any problems paying attention. He also is not impulsive. He enjoys computer games, television, movies, and individual sports (such as skating). Richard has a good knowledge base and an IQ at the upper end of average. His listening comprehension is average, but his reading comprehension is poor because he struggles to read.

You can also ask your child to tell you all the words she or he can think of that begin with a certain sound (not a letter). Teaching your child how to create pig latin words is another way to help because it involves manipulating the sounds of words at a very sophisticated level. (Pig latin is when you take the first sound off a word, move it to the end, and add a long a. ) You can also help your child learn to make connections between letters and sounds. Use plastic or other types of “hands-on” letters to spell words and help your child sound them out.

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