"Let's Talk Learning Disabilities" - Co-hosts: Dr. Abbey Weinstein and Laurie Peterson Education Diagnosticians talking about a wide array of learning differences, as well as, interviewing specialists.
International Dyslexia Association: www.interdys.org Books on Tape: Learning Ally : learningally.org Texas Dyslexia Handbook: www.region10.org The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity: dyslexia.yale.edu
All Kinds of Minds by Melvine Levine This is a book for children as well as for parents. It helps a child and his/her parents deal with the sting that goes along with being learning different.
Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood.
Overcoming Dyslexia: second edition by Sally Shaywitz, M.D A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Overcoming Reading Problems at Any Level . A comprehensive, up-to-date and practical book that helps readers understand, identify and overcome reading problems. Dr. Shaywitz explains how a child can be helped to become a good reader. She lays out an instructional home program for parents with exercises, teaching aids and invaluable resources that include a year-by-year, grade-by-grade, step-by-step guide.
Reading David By Lissa Weinstein, Ph.D. A mother and son's journey through the labyrinth of Dyslexia This is a warm, sensitive, honest expression of the parental joys and frustration of living with and loving a child with dyslexia.
Straight Talk about Reading By Susan L. Hall and Louisa C. Moats How Parents Can Make a Difference During the Early Years This comprehensive book inspires and equips parents to personally make a difference in the lives of their young readers.
Unlocking Literacy: Effective Decoding & Spelling Instruction By Marcia K. Henry, Ph.D. The author discusses the processes of decoding and spelling and offers a brief history of written English. She then writes of her work regarding the layers of language--the Anglo-Saxon, Latin, and Greek layers. Classroom suggestions regarding phonological awareness and language stimulation are given for early stages of reading/spelling instruction.