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The dyslexia empowerment plan : a blueprint for renewing your child's confidence and love of learning, Ben Foss

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The dyslexia empowerment plan : a blueprint for renewing your child's confidence and love of learning
Title
The dyslexia empowerment plan
Title remainder
a blueprint for renewing your child's confidence and love of learning
Statement of responsibility
Ben Foss
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing--and what you can do so that he or she can thrive More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic--a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a "learning disability" or "learning difference," that makes interpreting text and reading difficult. Yet even though children with dyslexia may have trouble reading, they don't have any problems learning; dyslexia has nothing to do with a lack of intellect. While other books tell you what dyslexia is, this book tells you what to do. Dyslexics' innate skills, which may include verbal, social, spatial, kinesthetic, visual, mathematical, or musical abilities, are their unique key to acquiring knowledge. Figuring out where their individual strengths lie, and then harnessing these skills, offers an entree into learning and excelling. And by keeping the focus on learning, not on standard reading the same way everyone else does, a child with dyslexia can and will develop the self-confidence to flourish in the classroom and beyond. After years of battling with a school system that did not understand his dyslexia and the shame that accompanied it, renowned activist and entrepreneur Ben Foss is not only open about his dyslexia, he is proud of it. In The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan he shares his personal triumphs and failures so that you can learn from his experiences, and provides a three-step approach for success: Identify your child's profile: By mapping your child's strengths and weaknesses and assisting her to better understand who she is, you can help your child move away from shame and feelings of inadequacy and move toward creating a powerful program for learning. Help your child help himself: Coach your child to become his own best advocate by developing resiliency, confidence, and self-awareness, and focusing on achievable goals in areas that matter most to him. Create community: Dyslexic children are not broken, but too often the system designed to educate them is. Dare to change your school so that your child has the resources to thrive. Understanding your rights and finding allies will make you and your child feel connected and no longer alone. Packed with practical ideas and strategies dyslexic children need for excelling in school and in life, this empowering guide provides the framework for charting a future for your child that is bright with hope and unlimited potential"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foss, Ben
Dewey number
618.92/8553
Index
index present
LC call number
RJ496.A5
LC item number
F67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyslexic children
  • Parents of children with disabilities
Target audience
adult
Label
The dyslexia empowerment plan : a blueprint for renewing your child's confidence and love of learning, Ben Foss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 304 p.
Isbn
9780345541239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013023931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013023931
  • 1045951
Label
The dyslexia empowerment plan : a blueprint for renewing your child's confidence and love of learning, Ben Foss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 304 p.
Isbn
9780345541239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013023931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013023931
  • 1045951

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