Basic Facts About Dyslexia & Other Reading Problems

Basic Facts about Dyslexia


A must-have guide for any parent or teacher of a child struggling to learn to read, this essential resource begins by answering the question "What is Dyslexia?" and providing clear and detailed explanations of:

  • the widely accepted research-based definition of dyslexia
  • the identification and treatment of dyslexia at various stages of development
  • the emotional consequences of reading difficulties
  • current research on the role of genetics and the brain
  • essential elements of effective reading instructiontreatment options for the most severe cases of dyslexia and other reading problems


This book is a fantastic resource for everyone seeking to understand the basic facts of dyslexia and other reading problems.

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