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Summary: Produced with the purpose of alleviating the stigma associated with dyslexia, The big picture features the testimony of individuals from various backgrounds diagnosed with dyslexia (including investment advisor Charles Schwab and billionaire Richard Branson) describing how they learned to live with and overcome their disability. Medical experts explain the neurological causes of the condition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BIG

Eide, Brock

Summary: "In this revolutionary book, the Eides use new brain science and their expertise in neurology and learning disorders to explain how individuals with dyslexia not only perceive the written word differently but also conceive space more intuitively, see connections between unrelated objects, and are able to make great leaps creatively that others simply miss. Presenting a variety of case studies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2011

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Eboch, Chris.

Summary: Discusses ways for people with dyslexia to live in and adapt to the outside world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Publishing Company 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.8 EBO

Alexander, Claire.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: While the rest of the class makes birthday cards for the principal, Stanley struggles with his words and letters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2012

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Smith, Jennifer.

Summary: Jennifer is struggling through school. Kids tease her, teachers question her ability. Her own family doesn't even understand her. Listen to her story as she tells it in her own words. Learn how she struggles from being different from her peers, how she reacted when she finally found out why, and how she overcame the trials dyslexia brought into her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan James Publishing 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 616.8 SMI

Squire, Ann

Summary: "Learn all about dyslexia, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 616.8 SQU

Winn, Don M.

Summary: Keyed to current, cutting edge research, this user-friendly guide provides detailed assistance to parents and educators who want to help dyslexic children achieve their best life. Topics include signs of dyslexia parents can watch for at various ages, symptoms that warrant diagnosis by a professional, what to expect during the testing process, tips on working with the school to create an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cardboard Box Adventures Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.92 WIN

Books, Phyllis.

Summary: An easy to understand guide to methods and combinations of therapies available to help children conquer dyslexia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square One Pub 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.92855 BOO

Davis, Ronald D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Pub. Group 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9144 DAV

Foss, Ben.

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618 FOS

Wood, Tracey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.928 Wood 2006

Stowe, Cynthia.

Contents: Chapter 1: What is dyslexia? -- Chapter 2: Assessment and diagnosis -- Chapter 3: About special education -- Chapter 4: Intervention -- Chapter 5: Ten general principles of instruction -- Chapter 6: Teaching reading -- Chapter 7: Teaching handwriting -- Chapter 8: Teaching spelling -- Chapter 9: Teaching writing -- Chapter 10: Teaching math -- Chapter 11: Teaching related subjects -- Chapter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.914 Stowe

Summary: John Read fights to make it through the 5th grade, battling a teacher who thinks he's lazy and a bully who constantly mocks him. John's mother takes matters into her own hands and researches the root of the problem, finding that John is dyslexic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starlight Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BAD

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly

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Summary: "Ally's greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is because she still doesn't know how to read"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HUN

Shaywitz, Sally E.

Summary: One in five American children has trouble reading. In Overcoming Dyslexia, information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them is offered. Here are the tools that parents and teachers need to help the dyslexic child, age by age, grade by grade, step by step.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.91 SHA

Levinson, Harold N.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M. Evans & Co. 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9144 LEV

Shaywitz, Sally E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.914 Shaywitz

Moody, Sylvia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vermilion 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.595 MOO

Chambers, Aidan.

Summary: Struggling through his dyslexia to try to fulfill his girlfriend Fiorella's request for a letter revealing his secret self, eighteen-year-old Karl asks Fiorella's favorite author for help, and he agrees only if Karl will submit to a series of interviews,which prove helpful to both men.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CHA

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Brainy Scott, a great kicker who otherwise struggles with football, and star quarterback Chris, who has dyslexia, team up to help each other succeed in both football and school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Lup

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Lup

Dahl, Roald.

Summary: The vicar's speech impediment leads to holy hysteria in an otherwise quiet country parish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 1991

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Moore-Mallinos, Jennifer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOO

Silverstein, Alvin.

Summary: "Find out what dyslexia is, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.8 SIL

Barraclough, Sue.

Summary: Presents basic information about what dyslexia is, what might cause it, how people deal with it, and what it is like to have a friend with dyslexia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.8 BAR

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