Dyslexia - towards a better understanding
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Dyslexia - towards a better understanding a guide for parents, teachers and children. by Peter J. Congdon

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


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Click the book above to download. Read together and get a better understanding of dyslexia. This free ebook helps parents understand dyslexia: the positives, the difficulties and what helps. After reading, parents can use it to help explain dyslexia to their child. Dyslexia causes low self esteem. Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms, which result in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading. Aimed at boys (and girls) 10 years and older. Beautifully written – older children with dyslexia will be able to relate to the great storyline and the main character Brian. Liz Dunoon – Editor Dyslexia Daily. Football Academy. Reading The Game. My son loved this book about an 11 year old boy who is a great soccer player and learns to.   Dyslexia is considered a language-based learning disorder and is thought of as a reading disability but it also impacts a student's ability to write. There is often a large discrepancy between what a student thinks and can tell you orally and what he can write down on paper. Besides frequent spelling errors, some of the ways dyslexia affects writing skills:Author: Eileen Bailey.

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