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Dyslexia and Alternative Therapies

Maria Chivers

Part of the JKP Essentials series

Quick Overview

The author provides an overview of each therapeutic option, method of use and case examples, covering nutritional supplements, massage, acupuncture and hypnotherapy, among others. She also includes contributions from experienced alternative therapists, offering an insider's view of what works and what does not.
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Paperback / softback
2006, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 144pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-378-3
$28.99

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2006, PDF, 144pp
ISBN: 978-1-84642-547-9
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Description

'A good book about how alternative therapies can help dyslexia. It mentions each therapy individually and explains what it is, how it works, how many sessions are needed, who will benefit, and if it can be done at home.'

- Education Otherwise

This comprehensive book offers clear and balanced information on a range of alternative therapies for individuals with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia or ADHD.

The author provides an overview of each therapeutic option, method of use and case examples, covering nutritional supplements, massage, acupuncture and hypnotherapy, among others. She also includes contributions from experienced alternative therapists, offering an insider's view of what works and what does not. Her objective approach will enable the reader to make an informed choice from among the many available options. A bibliography and a list of useful contacts are also provided.

This book is a key resource for anyone interested in exploring alternative therapy approaches to dyslexia and related difficulties, particularly for parents of people with dyslexia, dyslexics themselves and the professionals who work with them.

Reviews

'This book will be informative and helpful to those involved with dyslexic children... This book informs and will help parents to make these decisions.'
- British Dyslexia Association (BDA), Contact Magazine

'Tests for dyslexia available for children from the age of 4:5 years are discussed. Many dyslexics also have ear and eye problems that go undetected. The book lists possible remedies available such as tinted glasses, nutritional supplements, exercise, multi-sensory teaching methods and NLP and provides useful contact addresses and further reading leads.'
- The Teacher Trainer

Authors

By (author): Maria Chivers