Experience day-to-day life for a dyslexic kid, including school life, bullying and coping with tests and homework, in this frank and funny diary.
Co-authored with a teenage boy with dyslexia and illustrated with cartoons, this is a positive yet honest look at the difficulties of being dyslexic. Using a simple and relatable approach, the authors display the ups and downs of school – and home – life with a reading difficulty, focussing on the sometimes overwhelming experience of being at a bigger school and studying loads of new subjects.
Providing tips for what really helps and works based on real-life experience, this fun, accessible book shows teens and tweens with dyslexia that they are far from alone in their experiences.
Alais Winton is a private tutor working with dyslexic children in Wales. She has taught on several further education programmes, as well as teaching adult learners on PGCE courses. As a dyslexic teacher and learner herself, Alais has collated and researched techniques to assist dyslexic learners in education.
Zacharia Django Millard, who was fourteen at the time of writing this book, lives in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Being dyslexic, Zac finds school work challenging, especially English and Math. He loves playing X-Box games and going for walks. Zac would like to be rich and famous and live in Spain.
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