By Ben Foss
Finally, a groundbreaking booklet 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, usually categorised as a “learning incapacity” or “learning difference,” that makes analyzing textual content and studying tricky. but even supposing teenagers with dyslexia can have difficulty analyzing, they don’t have any difficulties studying; dyslexia has not anything to do with an absence of intellect.
whereas different books let you know what dyslexia is, this ebook tells you what to do. Dyslexics’ innate talents, that could contain verbal, social, spatial, kinesthetic, visible, mathematical, or musical talents, are their specified key to buying wisdom. understanding the place their person strengths lie, after which harnessing those abilities, deals an entrée into studying and excelling. And by means of preserving the point of interest on studying, now not on normal examining an identical method everybody else does, a toddler with dyslexia can and may improve the self-confidence to flourish within the lecture room and past.
After years of fighting with a college method that didn't comprehend his dyslexia and the disgrace that observed it, well known activist and entrepreneur Ben Foss isn't just open approximately his dyslexia, he's pleased with it. In The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan he stocks his own triumphs and screw ups that you can examine 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 raised comprehend who she is, you could support your baby stream clear of disgrace and emotions of inadequacy and circulation towards making a robust software for learning.
• aid your baby aid himself: trainer your baby to turn into his personal most sensible recommend by means of constructing resiliency, self assurance, and self-awareness, and targeting plausible targets in parts that subject such a lot to him.
• Create group: Dyslexic teenagers usually are not damaged, yet too usually the process designed to coach them is. Dare to alter your university in order that your baby has the assets to thrive. knowing your rights and discovering allies will make you and your baby suppose attached and now not alone.
choked with functional principles and methods dyslexic kids desire for excelling in class and in existence, this empowering consultant presents the framework for charting a destiny in your baby that's vivid with wish and limitless potential.
Praise for The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
“A passionate and well-articulated consultant . . . This tremendous useful and motivational booklet should be welcomed via mom and dad of dyslexic children.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Accessible and reassuring.”—Library Journal
“This step by step consultant becomes a go-to source for parents.”—James H. Wendorf, government director, nationwide middle for studying Disabilities
“I research dyslexia within the lab and am a mum or dad of a superb daughter who suits this profile. Ben Foss’s publication could be thought of necessary to any assortment at the topic. It used to be tremendous helpful, specifically for a mom.”—Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology, UCSF, reminiscence and getting older Center
“As anyone with a studying profile that made tuition difficult, and as a dad or mum, i do know little ones want the proper help. Ben Foss understands the way to get entry to schooling simply because he’s been via it. i used to be extremely joyful to learn this e-book. It bargains a sensible number of insights which are either functional and touching.”—James Gandolfini, actor, The Sopranos
From the Hardcover edition.