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How to reach & teach children & teens with dyslexia
Stowe, Cynthia.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass , [2000]

Physical Description:
xxviii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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LC4708 .S861 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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This comprehensive, practical resource gives educators at all levels essential information, techniques, and tools for understanding dyslexia and adapting teaching methods in all subject areas to meet the learning style, social, and emotional needs of students who have dyslexia. Special features include over 50 full-page activity sheets that can be photocopied for immediate use and interviews with students and adults who have had personal experience with dyslexia. Organized into twenty sections, information covers everything from ten principles of instruction to teaching reading, handwriting, spelling, writing, math, everyday skills, and even covers the adult with dyslexia.

Author Notes

Cynthia M. Stowe, M.Ed., is a certified special education teacher and school psychologist who has worked with children of all ages and with adults. She is the author of Let′s Write and Spelling Smart! as well as children′s novels, including Home Sweet, Good-Bye; Dear Mom in Ohio for a Year; and Not-So-Normal Norman

Table of Contents

About the Resource
Chapter 1 What is Dyslexia?
Chapter 2 Assessment and Diagnosis
Chapter 3 About Special Education
Chapter 4 Intervention
Chapter 5 Ten General Principles of Instruction
Chapter 6 Teaching Reading
Chapter 7 Teaching Handwriting
Chapter 8 Teaching Spelling
Chapter 9 Teaching Writing
Chapter 10 Teaching Math
Chapter 11 Teaching Related Subjects
Chapter 12 Teaching Everyday Skills
Chapter 13 Issues Related to Dyslexia
Chapter 14 Add and ADHD
Chapter 15 Behavior and Social Skills
Chapter 16 Self-Esteem and Other Emotional Needs
Chapter 17 Transitions
Chapter 18 What Can Parents Do?
Chapter 19 Talents
Chapter 20 The Adult with Dyslexia