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Mom and dad with a dyslexic baby have in simple terms had expert references to show to for much-needed advice?until now. the 1st consultant written expressly for folks, Dyslexia: an entire consultant for fogeys presents the original insights of a famous academic psychologist on what kind of supportive function mom and dad can play within the lifetime of their dyslexic baby. The e-book features a description of dyslexia, how it?s pointed out and assessed, examples of other methods mom and dad can undertake, and a number worthwhile assets.

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Any other reason for possible difficulty in learning, such as problems at birth. 5. Home factors such as behaviour, interest in learning and the things that are motivating. The assessment A formal assessment can be a daunting process for both the child and the parents and it is important that the potential for this is minimised. The child should be prepared for the assessment. The actual word ‘assessment’, however, need not be used as this in itself may induce stress. There are a number of ways of indicating to the child what will happen without using the word ‘assessment’, and this should minimise any anxiety.

Cls September 14, 2004 17:29 Dyslexia: a complete guide for parents user-friendly package that provides a graphic report and printout of results. The CoPS suite has undergone extensive piloting and has also been converted to several languages. CoPS is now used in over 3,500 primary schools in the UK and elsewhere in the world (Singleton, 2002). , 1999). The above tests can provide useful information that can inform a diagnosis by a professional person. It is important, however, that parents have some understanding of what these tests look for and why they are seen by many professionals in different countries as being suitable for early diagnosis.

It not only highlights the importance of seeking out and receiving appropriate and accurate advice, but also highlights the need to seek advice from different sources. Advice should be sought in a positive way but, unfortunately, in many cases parents are often in despair before they seek advice, and it is, in fact, this despair that prompts them to look for advice. It is always best to get advice as early as possible. In researching for this book, I administered a questionnaire to parents via my home page on the world wide web and I remember one response in particular.

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