What To Do About Dyslexia
When children struggle with reading, spelling, and writing, their parents often feel at a loss as to how to help and where to turn for guidance. Common questions include: Does my child have dyslexia? What is dyslexia? What is multisensory instruction? What does remediation involve? How is dyslexia assessed? Who should do the assessment? What is the school’s role? What about private vs. special education assessment? What are the implications for the future? Even with information readily available on the internet, parents are overwhelmed, confused, and unclear about the appropriate direction to take.
In What To Do About Dyslexia: 25 Essential Points for Parents, Dr. Richard Selznick offers readers the same support and honest advice he gives parents he sees in his practice, using plain language to make dyslexia understandable and cut through the confusion. It’s like sitting in a living room, chatting with a knowledgeable relative or friend who’s concerned about your child.
Dr. Selznick offers hope but remains grounded in reality―he doesn’t sugar-coat the issues. His 25 essential points include the definition and characteristics of dyslexia, how dyslexia is assessed, how to approach remediation, and tips to help you and your child conquer the most common learning disability.