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Can I tell you about Dyslexia?

Can I tell you about Dyslexia?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Alan M. Hultquist, illustrated by Bill Tulp

Part of the Can I tell you about...? series

Quick Overview

Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective, helping them to understand how dyslexia affects her daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for her, and how she can be helped. This illustrated book will be a helpful guide for family, friends, teachers and carers, and a great starting point for group discussions.
Details Price Qty
Paperback / softback
2013, 8.98in x 5.91in / 228mm x 150mm, 56pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-952-7
$13.95
Ebook
2013, ePUB, 56pp
ISBN: 978-0-85700-810-7
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$13.95

Description

Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas.

This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home.

Reviews

'This is a captivating account through the eyes of a child, called Zoe of what it is like to have dyslexia... the book is suitable for readers aged seven and up. There is information for children, parents and teachers... Overall, a very enjoyable and easy but informative read.'
- Children & Young People Now

'This inspirational book is a great resource for children, parents, and teachers alike. Written from a child's perspective, it explains a complicated topic in a simple manner and provides an accurate overview of the most common symptoms of dyslexia (including strengths), an insightful account of how it feels to have dyslexia, and ways that teachers and parents can provide appropriate emotional and instructional supports.'
- Nancy Mather, Ph.D., Professor of Special Education, University of Arizona

'The book is wonderful. It has a lot of good information on dyslexia and it is easy to read and understand. But most of all, I liked that it demystifies dyslexia and lets kids see that they are not alone with their struggles.'
- Rhonda, a parent of a child with dyslexia

Authors

By (author): Alan M. Hultquist
Illustrated by: Bill Tulp