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EDUCATION

Adult Books

Children's Books

Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz provides clear, practical science based information.

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child's Confidence and Love of Learning.
The Dyslexic Advantage  A great explanation of the brain science pointing toward dyslexia's upsides.
Thinking Differently An innovative, comprehensive guide to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children,
offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf and helping them become their own best advocates.
Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention by Nancy Mather and Barbara Wendling
I have Dyslexia, What Does That Mean by Shelley Ball-Dannenberg and Delaney Dannenberg
The Alphabet War, A story about Dyslexia by Diane Burton Robb

Preschool Resources

Phonemic Awareness in Young Children:
A Classroom Curriculum by Marilyn Jager Adams, Barbara Foorman, Ingvar Lundberg & Terri Beeler

Brimming with fun, adaptable activities and games, this prereading program can by used by preschool, kindergarten, and first-grade teachers in any classroom to teach and improve phonemic awareness. The developmental sequence follows a school year calendar, building on simple listening games and gradually moving on to more advanced sound manipulation exercises like rhyming, alliteration, and segmentation. Assessment activities are also included.
Available from Paul H. Brooks Publishing, 800-638-3775
Preparing Children for Success in Reading

A Multisensory Guide for Teachers and Parents by Nancy Sanders Royal based on the work of Beth Slingerland

If you work with children in preschool or in kindergarten, you will be referring to this guidebook every day.  It is full of games and important activities that prepare children to be ready to learn how to read.

Dr. Nancy Royal has experience as a classroom teacher, school administrator, university instructor, program founder and Director of the Slingerland Magnet Program in the Chula Vista School District, and Founding Director of Prentice School, a school for dyslexic children in Orange County, California.

Teachers can use these activities even if they have not had Slingerland training. These activities will benefit all young children, whether or not they have dyslexia.

Published by the Slingerland Institute
call 425-453-1190
Ask for item # 2046

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