By Ben Foss
Finally, a groundbreaking publication that finds what your dyslexic baby is experiencing—and what you are able to do in order that she or he will thrive
greater than thirty million humans within the usa are dyslexic—a brain-based genetic trait, frequently categorized as a “learning incapacity” or “learning difference,” that makes examining textual content and studying tough. but even supposing youngsters with dyslexia could have difficulty studying, they don’t have any difficulties studying; dyslexia has not anything to do with a scarcity of intellect.
whereas different books let you know what dyslexia is, this booklet tells you what to do. Dyslexics’ innate abilities, which can contain verbal, social, spatial, kinesthetic, visible, mathematical, or musical talents, are their specified key to buying wisdom. realizing the place their person strengths lie, after which harnessing those abilities, bargains an entrée into studying and excelling. And by way of conserving the point of interest on studying, now not on typical studying an identical manner each person else does, a baby with dyslexia can and should strengthen the self-confidence to flourish within the school room and past.
After years of combating with a faculty approach that didn't comprehend his dyslexia and the disgrace that observed it, well known activist and entrepreneur Ben Foss is not just open approximately his dyslexia, he's happy with it. In The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan he stocks his own triumphs and screw ups for you to study from his reviews, and offers a three-step process for fulfillment:
• establish your child’s profile: By mapping your child’s strengths and weaknesses and supporting her to higher comprehend who she is, you could support your baby stream clear of disgrace and emotions of inadequacy and circulate towards making a strong application for learning.
• support your baby support himself: trainer your baby to develop into his personal most sensible suggest by way of constructing resiliency, self assurance, and self-awareness, and targeting plausible targets in parts that subject so much to him.
• Create group: Dyslexic young ones are usually not damaged, yet too usually the procedure designed to teach them is. Dare to alter your college in order that your baby has the assets to thrive. realizing your rights and discovering allies will make you and your baby consider hooked up and now not alone.
jam-packed with sensible principles and methods dyslexic youngsters want for excelling in class and in lifestyles, this empowering advisor offers the framework for charting a destiny in your baby that's brilliant with desire and limitless potential.
Praise for The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
“A passionate and well-articulated advisor . . . This super functional and motivational booklet might be welcomed by means of mom and dad of dyslexic children.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Accessible and reassuring.”—Library Journal
“This step by step advisor turns into a go-to source for parents.”—James H. Wendorf, government director, nationwide middle for studying Disabilities
“I learn dyslexia within the lab and am a guardian of a superb daughter who matches this profile. Ben Foss’s booklet might be thought of necessary to any assortment at the topic. It was once tremendous priceless, specifically for a mom.”—Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology, UCSF, reminiscence and getting older Center
“As an individual with a studying profile that made university tricky, and as a dad or mum, i do know young children want the fitting help. Ben Foss is aware tips to get entry to schooling simply because he’s been via it. i used to be delighted to learn this ebook. It bargains a smart choice of insights which are either functional and touching.”—James Gandolfini, actor, The Sopranos
From the Hardcover edition.