Living with Dyslexia

Contemporary Issues

Dyslexia is a common learning disorder that impairs people's reading skills. It's so common that one in ten English speakers may have some form of dyslexia. This book examines the different varieties of dyslexia, the root causes of the disorder, theories about how it works, and its effect on the way that the brain processes written language. It also provides readers with strategies for dealing with dyslexia.

* Reviews *

Series Review: Contemporary Issues
"High school students will find this authoritative and concise series valuable for researching current issues. It provides an objective view in an organized, clear format that will appeal to those students. The ancillary materials...enhance these worhwhile resources. Students seeking the latest information on controversial issues will use these titles frequently."
--Library Media Connection

Book Review: Living with Dyslexia
"Both teachers and students will find this volume informative. The book has numerous in-text resources, making it valuable for research projects. This book would be a solid purchase for any high school library."
--Carol Bookmiller, West Allegheny School District
Library Bound Book List: $42.47 / S&L: $31.85

Reading Level: 9

Interest Level: 9-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4488-1866-2
Author : Nicola Brunswick
Copyright : 2011
Language : English
Category : Current Events, World History
Pages : 166
Trim : 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Dewey : 371.91
Subject : Current Events, World History
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF024000
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