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Books About Dyslexia.


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GENERAL

Dyslexia – A Beginner’s Guide, by Nicola Brunswick published by Oneworld Publications

Free 33 page pdf extract OneWorld Publications.

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain, by Brock Eide and Fernette Eide  Kindle edition at Amazon. View sample on Google Books.

That's the way I think: Dyslexia and Dyspraxia Explained by David Grant, published by David Fulton

How to detect and Manage Dyslexia by Philomena Ott, View sample on Google Books.

Dyslexia: How Would I Cope? by Michael Ryden,

RELATED CONDITIONS

Dyslexia: Speech and Language

Glue Ear: An Essential Guide for Teachers, Parents and Health Professionals by Lindsay Peer.
Devlopmental Dyspraxia by Madeleine Portwood

FURTHER READING

In the Mind's Eye: Visual Thinkers - Gifted People with Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties

Proust and the Squid: The Story and the Science of the Reading BrainLook inside and audio book at Amazon.

Teaching the Brain to Read by Dr Duncan Milne, published by Smart Kids


PARENTS

Grasping the Nettle by Dr Kate Saunders published and available through PATOSS

Dyslexia: A parents' guide to dyslexia, dyspraxia and other learning difficulties Look inside at Amazon.

Understanding ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia & Dyspraxia by Professor Colin Terrell and Dr Terri Passenger

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents by Gavin Reid. Kindle edition and look inside at Amazon.

Dyslexia: A Parent’s Survival Guide, by Christine Ostler

Firm Foundations: A Parent's Guide to the Skills Essential for Reading and Writing

Seven Ways to Help your Child with Reading by Barbara Geere

Seven Ways to Help your Child with Maths by Barbara Geere

Take Time: Movement Exercises for Parents, Teachers and Therapists of Children with Difficulties in Speaking, Reading, Writing and Spelling by Mary Nash-Wortham and Jean Hunt

101 Ways to Get your Child to Read (Quick Read) by Patience Thomson

Dyslexia : A Teenager’s Guide, by Sylvia Moody

Look inside at Amazon.


EXPLAINING DYSLEXIA TO YOUNG CHILDREN

So you think you've got problems by Rosalind Birkett, published by Egon Publishers Ltd. (ISBN 0905858859).

Brian Has Dyslexia (Suitable 5 yrs +) by Jenny Leigh, published by Healthy Books (ISBN 9781902463544).

Dyslexia: Talking it Through (Suitable for 8-11 yrs) by Althea Braithwaite, published by Happy Cat Books (ISBN 1903285550).

My name is Brian Brain by Jenny Betancourt, published by Scholastic Paperbacks (US) (ISBN 0590449222).
Look inside at Amazon.


STUDY SKILLS

Study Skills and Dyslexia in the Secondary School: A Practical Approach by Marion Griffiths. Look inside at Amazon.

Study Skills: A Pupil’s Survival Guide, by Christine Ostler

The Study Skills Handbook, by Stella Cottrell
Download sample chapter at Palgrave Macmillan

Study skills for Dyslexic Students by Sandra Hargreaves. Look inside at Amazon.
The inside view says a CD with the book text in Word files is included with the book.

Advanced Study Skills: A Student’s Survival Guide, by Christine Ostler

Pocket Study Skills series

The Buzan Study Skills Handbook by Tony Buzan. Look inside at Amazon.

Get Ahead - Mind-Map your way to Success by Vanda North and Tony Buzan


FOR TEACHERS

Overcoming Dyslexia – A practical Handbook for the Classroom by Hilary Broomfield and Margaret Combley

Teaching children with Dyslexia by Philomena Ott
Kindle edition, with look inside. Look inside print copy at Amazon.

See sample pages, chapters of Google e-book.

Removing Dyslexia as a Barrier to Achievement: The Dyslexia Friendly Schools Toolkit, by Neil MacKay and Gavin Reid

Dyslexia and Inclusion: Classroom Approaches for Assessment, Teaching and Learning by Gavin Reid
Look inside at Amazon. Preview sample of Google e-book.

100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils with Dyslexia by Gavin Reid, published by Continuum
Kindle edition and look inside at Amazon.  EbooksePub and PDf at Book Depository..

The Dyslexia Friendly Primary School: A Practical Guide for Teachers, by Barbara Pavey
Look inside at Amazon.

Dyslexia in Secondary School: a Practical Handbook, by Jenny Cogan and Mary Flecker
Preview sample of Google e-book.

Dyslexia in Context Research: Policy and Practice, edited by Reid and Fawcett (for learners studying SpLd at level 3 or above)
Look inside at Amazon. Table of Contents and free introductions to each part at Wiley.


DYSCALCULIA

Some helpful guidance on choosing books on Dyscalculia

Mathematics for Dyslexia, including Dyscalculia, by Chinn & Ashcroft
Search inside at Google Books.

The Trouble with Maths, by Steve Chinn
Look inside Kindle version at Amazon. Search inside e-book at Google Books.

More Trouble with Maths by Steve Chinn

Dealing with Dyscalculia:Sum Hope, by Steve Chinn

What to do when you can’t.. series by Steve Chinn

Dyscalculia Guidance: Helping Pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties in Mathsby Brian Butterworth
Look inside at Amazon.

Teaching Maths to Pupils with Different Learning Styles by Tandi Clausen‐May published by Paul Chapman
Look inside at Amazon.

Working with Dyscalculia by Anne Henderson, Melanie Brough and Felipe Came, from Learning Works

The Dyscalculia Toolkit: Supporting Learning Difficulties in Maths (Book & CD-Rom) by Ronit Bird Look inside at Amazon.

Overcoming Difficulties with Number: Supporting Dyscalculia and Students who Struggle with Maths (Book & CD) by Ronit Bird

Dyscalculia Assessment, by Jane Emeron and Patricia Babtie, published by Continuum Books


EARLY YEARS SUPPORT

Before Alpha: Learning Games for Under 5s. by Beve Hornsby, published by Souvenir Press Ltd

Dyslexia in the Early Years: A practical guide to teaching and learning by Dimitra Hartas.