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By Gavin Reid

Mom and dad with a dyslexic baby have in simple terms had specialist references to show to for much-needed advice?until now. the 1st consultant written expressly for folks, Dyslexia: an entire consultant for folks presents the original insights of a famous academic psychologist on what kind of supportive position mom and dad can play within the lifetime of their dyslexic baby. The booklet incorporates a description of dyslexia, how it?s pointed out and assessed, examples of other techniques mom and dad can undertake, and a variety of valuable assets.

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Cls September 14, 2004 17:29 Dyslexia: a complete guide for parents In the attainment tests Christopher scored well below his age level in reading accuracy and in spelling. He also has some difficulty with reading fluency and often had to re-read text. Christopher scored well below his age level. He had difficulty in decoding unknown and multisyllabic words and in spelling regular and irregular words. He showed both phonological and visual errors in his reading and spelling. His handwriting style was also inconsistent.

Date of report: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Date of birth: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Age at assessment: . . . . . . years . . . . . . months Background to referral/reasons for the assessment: . . . . . . . . cls September 14, 2004 17:29 Dyslexia: a complete guide for parents Explanatory comment for parents The background details will usually contain information on previous assessments, the current and previous schools and some reasons for the assessment.

Cls September 14, 2004 17:29 Identification and assessment: guidance for parents 41 shows in phonological awareness and phonological processing. These latter factors relate to the child’s knowledge of sounds and awareness of sounds in words. This can be a core difficulty experienced by children with dyslexia and is therefore an important aspect of an assessment. It is also possible for phonological awareness to be assessed informally by the teacher and this type of information can be available to supplement a formal assessment.

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