Especially in school, where these otherwise bright children struggle unnecessarily, and parents don't understand why, or how to help.Parents are surprised, even shocked, to discover that most public schools do not teach dyslexic children in ...
Author: Cheri Rae
DyslexiaLand is an imaginary place, but a very real one for the 1 in 5 students with dyslexia. Especially in school, where these otherwise bright children struggle unnecessarily, and parents don't understand why, or how to help.Parents are surprised, even shocked, to discover that most public schools do not teach dyslexic children in the way they learn, and they must take action and overcome many challenges to get the quality education their children deserve and is required by law.In this guide, parents will find the help they need to navigate the tricky territory of the public school system with proven strategies, easy-to-follow directions and maps. While other books take an academic approach and dwell on dyslexia as a disability, DyslexiaLand provides a practical approach, focusing instead on the many talents and abilities of children with dyslexia and how parents can help them thrive in school, at home, and in the community. Author Cheri Rae successfully led her son with dyslexia from K through 12, has helped hundreds of children with dyslexia and their parents, and was honored for her dyslexia advocacy work with a special commendation from the California State Assembly. In DyslexiaLand, the award-winning writer introduces parents to a unique land, language and culture, empowers parents to be effective advocates for their children, and helps children and parents alike travel through the grades from elementary school to "Dyslexia High" and beyond.Discover:¿ How to identify your child's strengths and challenges, meet with teachers, and effectively advocate for your child.¿ Which reading approaches work for students with dyslexia, and which ones don't, and why the "D" word is such a hot-button issue.¿ How to turn obstacles into opportunities, stresses into successes, and how high tech can be a huge help.DyslexiaLand takes the guesswork out of dealing with dyslexia. Whether your child is beginning pre-K or in the middle of high school, there is help here for all dyslexic kids and their parents.