What is Dyslexia: A Parent's Guide to Teaching Kids About Dyslexia is an encouraging resource that helps parents begin a conversation with their child about dyslexia. Intentionally written in a simple, picture-book like format, concepts are meant to lay a foundation for understanding both the strengths and the weaknesses of dyslexia - and hopefully letting students know they're not "dumb," and they just learn differently! A parent's section at the beginning of the book features ideas for using the book and tips for teaching and encouraging kids with dyslexia.

Chapters include: Things You Need to Know About Dyslexia, Things that Can be Hard for People with Dyslexia, and Cool Things People with Dyslexia can Do.

58 pages, paperback.

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention provides practical, step-by-step information on accurately identifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions with individuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need to be considered in the assessment of dyslexia-both cognitive and academic-this book includes descriptions of the various tests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along with detailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals and parents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, this straightforward book presents information that will prepare school psychologists, neuropsychologists, educational diagnosticians, special education teachers, as well as general education teachers, to recognize, assess, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia. The book is also a good resource for parents who are helping a child with dyslexia. 400 pages, softcover

Language Arts Curriculum Suggestions

Because of their multisensory approach or non-traditional teaching strategies, the curricula below may be helpful for students with dyslexia or other learning differences.

Math Curriculum Suggestions

Because of their multisensory approach or non-traditional teaching strategies, the curricula and supplements below may be helpful for students with dyslexia or other learning differences.

Skill Building Activities

Remedia Publications

The Remedia Publications resources are ideal for students with learning differences such as ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Speech and Language Delays, Autism, and more,

Remedia workbooks feature a strong focus on basic skills and repetition, a larger type size, simple art that’s not distracting or too juvenile, simple worksheets, and a high-interest format.

Workbooks cover academics such as study skills, critical thinking, language arts, math, and social studies and life skills like budgeting, credit cards, bank accounts, and reading labels.

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Special Kids DVD Series

Designed to promote learning for children with autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, Down syndrome, developmental disability, cerebral palsy, Aspergers, dyslexia, and other learning disabilities, the Special Kids Learning Series uses the effectiveness of video to help teach important skills. Each program focuses on a specific topic through multi-associative learning (video-audio), modeling of actions/events/proper behavior, repetition, and "the human element" of host John Sprecher.  30 to 40 minute DVDs.

Further Resources

This short book gives the reader an insight into the dyslexic brain. Learn about the neurobiology of Dyslexia as well as the fantastic skills that sometimes coexist alongside dyslexia! This little book makes the case that dyslexia is miraculous since it transcends the laws of nature and words differently than neurotypical brains. 70 pages, softcover.

Please note that this book was written from a secular perspective and endorses an evolutionary perspective.

When Adam started kindergarten, the teacher wanted him to learn about letters. But "p" looked like "q," and "b" looked like "d." In first grade, he had to put the letters into words so he could read. That was the beginning of the Alphabet War! This engaging picture book will encourage children with dyslexia that their struggles will get easier over time, and provides a great resources for parents and educators.

Find everything you need to know about children with Dyslexia in one easy-to-use guide!

This convenient book covers the history of dyslexia, early signs, types of dyslexia, related conditions, automaticity and fluency, comprehensive dyslexia therapy programs, and more. Easy-to-read bullet point lists ensure you don't forget the most essential concepts; sidebars offer additional important information throughout. 304 indexed pages, softcover.

The Gift of Dyslexia: Why Some of the Smartest People Can't Read outlines a unique and revolutionary program with a phenomenally high success rate in helping dyslexics learn to read and to overcome other difficulties associated with it. This new edition is expanded to include new teaching techniques and revised throughout with up-to-date information on research, studies, and contacts. 320 pages softcover.

Margaret Byrd Rawson is a pioneer in the field of dyslexia. She inspired several generations of professionals, parents, and students with her lectures, papers, and teacher-training sessions on language and what it means to our lives. This volume is a collection of her writings, which span several decades, and includes some previously unpublished works.

Essays are organized topically rather than chronologically. Part I describes and discusses the concept of dyslexia on both a professional and more personal level. Part II addresses dyslexia and education, with special attention given to pitfalls in language learning and practical pedagogical procedures to remediating shortcomings. Part III discusses the Orton-Gillingham methodology. Part IV presents case studies and positive examples of dyslexic achievement. Part V contains a professional autobiography of Rawson and some philosophical musings on her contributions to the discipline. 286 pages, softcover.

eBooks on Dyslexia

Dyslexia Training Program

The EPS Dyslexia Training Program introduces reading and writing skills to students identified as dyslexic or at risk for dyslexia through a two-year cumulative series of videotaped lessons (not included). The program emphasizes intense phonetic analysis of written language and is presented in a structured, multisensory sequence of the alphabet, reading, spelling, cursive handwriting, and listening. Let's Read series Books 4 - 6 provide supplementary reading practice.

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Slingerland Screening Tests

These tests identify students who may have dyslexia or specific language disability. Forms evaluate visual-motor coordination, visual memory, visual discrimination, auditory-visual discrimination, auditory memory-to-motor ability, orientation in time and space (Form D), and ability to express ideas in writing (Form D).

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