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Helping Children Overcome Dyslexic Reading & Writing Problems (book & DVD)


A practical guide for parents, educators & other professional specialists By Garth N. Christenson, OD, MSEd and John R. Griffin, OD, MDEd

This guide book is directed to the parents of children who have reading problems. Secondly, it is directed to professional specialists who understand developmental dyslexia (neurologically based disconnect in the linguistic centers of the brain necessary for matching of vision and audition). The authors are optometric specialists and have degrees in education as well as extensive clinical experience with children who have visually-related learning problems such as dyslexia. The guidebook contains three sections: Background and Theory, Testing and Therapy. A companion DVD, “The Home Dyslexia Screener” is included. The authors’ recommendation for utilizing this guidebook is to read Chapters 1 and 2 and then watch the DVD. At this point the reader will be able to screen a student to detect a risk of dyslexia. Once this is accomplished, the reader will be able to access the other chapters and appendices in the guidebook as is appropriate to his/her needs. In this way, the parent is empowered and armed with confidence to pursue and obtain appropriate special educational services to help the child overcome dyslexic reading problems.

Guidebook 140 pages, DVD running length: 1 hour, 8 minutes.

39 in stock (can be backordered)


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Weight1.2 lbs
Dimensions11 × 8.5 × .1 in
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