In this field guide, parents will find the help they need to navigate the tricky territory of DyslexiaLand with proven strategies, easy-to-follow directions and maps. When parents are well informed about dyslexia, empowered to advocate strongly for their children, and determined to get what they need, the long journey with a dyslexic child through the public school system can be a rewarding one. Really
DyslexiaLand is an imaginary place, but a very real one for the 1 in 5 students with dyslexia. Especially in school, where these otherwise bright children struggle unnecessarily, and parents don't understand why. With expert dyslexia advocate Cheri Rae as your guide, you'll discover:
- How to identify your child strengths and challenges, meet with teachers, and to effectively advocate for your child.
- Which reading approaches work for students with dyslexia, and which ones don't, and why the "D" word is such a hot-button issue.
- How to turn obstacles into opportunities, stresses into successes, and how high tech can be a huge help.
DyslexiaLand takes the guesswork out of dealing with dyslexia. Whether your child is beginning pre-K or in the middle of high school, there is help here for all dyslexic kids and their parents.