By Ben Foss
Finally, a groundbreaking e-book that unearths 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, frequently categorised as a “learning incapacity” or “learning difference,” that makes studying textual content and interpreting tough. but even supposing kids with dyslexia can have difficulty analyzing, they don’t have any difficulties studying; dyslexia has not anything to do with a scarcity of intellect.
whereas different books let you know what dyslexia is, this ebook tells you what to do. Dyslexics’ innate abilities, that could comprise verbal, social, spatial, kinesthetic, visible, mathematical, or musical skills, are their special key to buying wisdom. understanding the place their person strengths lie, after which harnessing those abilities, bargains an entrée into studying and excelling. And by means of conserving the focal point on studying, no longer on typical studying an identical method every body else does, a baby with dyslexia can and should increase the self-confidence to flourish within the lecture room and past.
After years of combating with a college process that didn't comprehend his dyslexia and the disgrace that followed it, popular activist and entrepreneur Ben Foss is not just open approximately his dyslexia, he's pleased with it. In The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan he stocks his own triumphs and screw ups so you might study from his stories, and offers a three-step procedure for achievement:
• establish your child’s profile: By mapping your child’s strengths and weaknesses and helping her to raised comprehend who she is, you could support your baby circulation clear of disgrace and emotions of inadequacy and circulation towards making a robust application for learning.
• aid your baby support himself: trainer your baby to turn into his personal top recommend by way of constructing resiliency, self assurance, and self-awareness, and targeting attainable pursuits in components that subject such a lot to him.
• Create group: Dyslexic kids should not damaged, yet too frequently the process designed to teach 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 think hooked up and now not alone.
filled with useful principles and techniques dyslexic teenagers want for excelling at school and in lifestyles, this empowering consultant presents the framework for charting a destiny on your baby that's vivid with desire and limitless potential.
Praise for The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
“A passionate and well-articulated consultant . . . This tremendous sensible and motivational booklet could be welcomed via mom and dad of dyslexic children.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Accessible and reassuring.”—Library Journal
“This step by step advisor becomes a go-to source for parents.”—James H. Wendorf, government director, nationwide heart for studying Disabilities
“I examine dyslexia within the lab and am a mother or father 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 worthwhile, specially for a mom.”—Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology, UCSF, reminiscence and getting older Center
“As an individual with a studying profile that made tuition tricky, and as a mum or dad, i do know children want the correct help. Ben Foss understands tips to get entry to schooling simply because he’s been via it. i used to be extremely joyful to learn this booklet. It deals a smart selection of insights which are either functional and touching.”—James Gandolfini, actor, The Sopranos
From the Hardcover edition.