Overcoming Dyslexia

Overcoming Dyslexia

A New and Complete Science-based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level

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One of the world's leading experts on reading and dyslexia delivers this comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book to help readers understand, identify, and overcome reading problems. Dr. Shaywitz translates cutting-edge research into an easy-to-follow plan of action offering help and hope.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2005
Edition: First Vintage books edition
ISBN: 9780679781592
0679781595
Branch Call Number: 371.9144 Sh29o 2005
Characteristics: ix, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Apr 07, 2010

I like the research and information provided in this book. I hate the title, you can never overcome Dyslexia. You can learn how to live with it, develop personal techniques for reading and memory but you will have it for your entire life. I also found the techniques to learn to read too general and simplified for the average child. What child is offered an intensive reading program now a days, I can't even get her extra resource help. Maybe if you lived next to Yale or can afford a $50,000/year day school like they recommend you could see results...but the average kid! Parts are very unrealistic.

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