Dyslexia - A Handbook for Parents

Author(s): G. Reid


Parents with a dyslexic child have only had professional references to turn to for much-needed advice. This book offers insights of a noted educational psychologist on what sort of supportive role parents can play in the life of their dyslexic child. It includes a description of dyslexia, and how it's identified and assessed.


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"...up-to-date research...very readable...of value both to teachers of children as well as their parents..." (Journal of Practising Educational Psychologists, 2004) ..."Wow! What an excellent book" ...I would recommend to parents of dyslexic children...It is an informative and well written book..". (Special Children, May/June 2005) "...original...offers valuable advice..." (Paper Clips, June 2006) "This up-to-date comprehensive guide will appeal to teachers and parents of children with dyslexia." (Youth in Mind, December 2007)

Gavin Reid is an experienced teacher and educational psychologist who has published widely in the field of dyslexia. He is also a parent of a young man with special needs.

About the author. Preface. Chapter 1: An introduction to dyslexia. Chapter 2: Identification and assessment: guidance for parents. Chapter 3: How dyslexic children learn and how parents can help. Chapter 4: Support for parents. Chapter 5: Legislation and parent empowerment. Chapter 6: Beyond school. Chapter 7: Parents' and children's voices. Chapter 8: Alternative approaches. Chapter 9: Information: a personal need - a global concern. Concluding comments. References. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470863121
  • : wiley
  • : wiley
  • : October 2004
  • : 231mm X 155mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : G. Reid
  • : Paperback
  • : 618.928553
  • : 226