Can I tell you about Dyslexia?
64 pages, 6 x 9
13 b&w illustrations
Release Date:28 Aug 2013

Can I tell you about Dyslexia?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Alan M. Hultquist; Illustrated by Bill Tulp
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Meet Zoe – a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invitesreaders to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readersto understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explainingwhat dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoedescribes exactly why she finds reading, writing, and words sodifficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. Thisillustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged seven andupwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion aboutdyslexia, in the classroom or at home.

Alan M. Hultquist has worked in educationfor thirty-three years. His other titles include AnIntroduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals andWhat is Dyslexia? both published by JKP.
Acknowledgements. 1. Introducing Zoe, who has dyslexia. 2. Learning thealphabet. 3. Understanding the sounds in words. 4. Reading new words.5. Remembering words. 6. Reading slowly. 7. What reading is like forme. 8. Spelling. 9. Writing down my thoughts. 10. Mathematics. 11.Following directions. 12. What I'm good at. 13. Finding out I haddyslexia. 14. How teachers can help. 15. How parents can help. 16.Possible early signs of dyslexia. 17. Some important ideas to know.Further reading. International websites.
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