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The Human side of dyslexia

Shirley Kurnoff

The Human side of dyslexia

142 interviews with REAL people telling REAL stories

by Shirley Kurnoff

  • 53 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by London Universal Publ. in Monterey, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning disabilities -- United States.,
  • Dyslexia.,
  • Dyslexics -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Other titlesDyslexia
    StatementShirley Kurnoff.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination353 p. ;
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23023738M
    ISBN 100970355726
    OCLC/WorldCa49356391

    Dyslexia and the Brain: Research Shows that Reading Ability Can be Improved. Insights for parents, teachers, and educators from research by. Dr. Elise Temple, Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, Dartmouth College and former faculty member in the Department of Human Development, Cornell University. Kimberly Kopko. Dyslexia is not due to either lack of intelligence or desire to learn (International Dyslexia Association FAQ). The exact causes of dyslexia are still not completely clear, but anatomical and brain imagery studies show differences in the way the brain of a person with dyslexia develops and functions.

    The books in this project were chosen because: 1) the main characters, like my students, face daily challenges due to dyslexia, or 2) the published author has overcome their own struggles with dyslexia (with hard work and determination). I have also included books that will help parents and teachers understand and support the dyslexic child. My name is Neil Alexander-Passe. I am dyslexic, a SEN teacher, and a researcher looking at the emotional (human) side of being dyslexia. I have also written 9 books on dyslexia (Dyslexia & Depression - Dyslexia: dating, Marriage & Parenthood - Dyslexia and Creativity - Dyslexia & .

    An article calling for a new deal for dyslexia in Australia: Recommend reading by the ADA: The Human Side of Dyslexia Success with sight words: multi-sensory ways to teach high frequency words by Sara Throop See the books listed in References. Dyslexia is the most common learning disability. It is defined by the International Dyslexia Association as: a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. Dyslexia is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. It is another term for "reading disability.".


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The Human side of dyslexia by Shirley Kurnoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

So, I embarked on a mission to fill that gap. The Human Side of Dyslexia is a book about real people with real stories, of the people I interviewed; a book with emotions and courage, common sense and tenacity; a book about people with different attitudes from different economic, racial and religious backgrounds/5(11).

Preview — The Human Side of Dyslexia by Shirley Kurnoff The Human Side of Dyslexia: Interviews with Real People Telling Real Stories About Their Coping Strategies with Dyslexia - Kindergarten through College/5.

The Human Side of Dyslexia: Interviews with Real People Telling Real Stories About Their Coping Strategies with Dyslexia - Kindergarten through College by Kurnoff, Shirley out of 5 stars.

"THE HUMAN SIDE OF DYSLEXIA" (ISBN# ) is about people, about the challenges emotions and rewards, living with dyslexia, from childhood through the college-experience. The interviews are packed with practical coping strategies from parents, siblings and college students who share their stories that will help you get through your journey with dyslexia.

✏The Human Side of Dyslexia Book Summary: This text is an inside look at dyslexia - the challenges, emotions and rewards - from childhood through to the college experience. It contains interviews with parents, siblings and college students.

It aims to help parents see how to tap the wonderful strengths of their children. Overcoming Dyslexia by Dr. Sally Shaywitz. It's So Much Work to be Your Friend by Richard Lavoie. The Human Side of Dyslexia by Shirley Kurnoff.

From busting dyslexia myths and understanding your child’s profile, specific advice about accommodations and protecting your child’s rights, to developing a community of support and understanding, this book offers guidance for the parents of anyone navigating learning differences.

Mazzetti writes about how dyslexia has affected her family and the compensation strategies she's learned to use. The book looks at the symptoms, behaviors, and effects of dyslexia, and it is geared toward dyslexics, parents, and professionals alike.

Dyslexia Across Languages: Orthography and the Brain-Gene-Behavior Link. The other side of dyslexia I discovered the dyslexic world is full of conundrums and I have written a book about them. It is almost as though nature ring-fenced 90% of her human.

"THE HUMAN SIDE OF DYSLEXIA" (ISBN# ) is about people, about the challenges emotions and rewards, living with dyslexia, from childhood through the college-experience. More importantly, it gave me the flip side of dyslexia. While so much of what I had found on my own was negative and highlighted the problems children may face, this book helped me to see the strengths that these students have.

The most important game-changer with this book. Excerpts from the Human Side of Dyslexia: Interviews with REAL People Telling REAL Stories By: Shirley Kirnoff Michael John, medical student, University of California.

I had to write an in-class book report, but I never bothered to read the book because I hated reading. I put the assignment to one side, telling myself I was just a lazy.

But these human stories also reach out to a broader audience--educators, the corporate world, even newlyweds with hereditary dyslexia. In essence, anyone who wants to know more about the social side of living with a learning difference and the social implications that come with dyslexia.

The Human Side of Dyslexia is about life, about people.". Dyslexia has a fascinating history, even if it is one that has yet to be told.

The first academic paper on the condition was published in the British Medical Journal in by a physician, William Pringle Morgan, and in the last fifty years there have been significant advances both in understanding its causes and in finding ways of remediating it.

The human side of dyslexia: interviews with REAL people telling REAL stories. Slattery has dyslexia, a reading disorder that persists despite good schooling and normal or even above-average intelligence. It's a handicap that affects up to 1 in 5 schoolchildren in the U.S. (Maryanne Wolf, researcher and parent, in her book Proust and the Squid, p.

) As a parent of a child with dyslexia or a language disability, you are well aware that dyslexia not only affects the individual's ability to communicate and learn; but the effect can be far reaching. Books we recommend include Dyslexia at College, The Human Side of Dyslexia, and Colleges That Change Lives.

Also the list of colleges that don’t require an SAT or ACT can be found at Fair Test. College-Bound Students: Once you are enrolled in college, don’t forget to apply here for the Dyslexic Advantage Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship.

Dyslexic Books are specially formatted books for people with dyslexia. Our books use a dyslexic font that is designed to alleviate some of the difficulties typically reported by readers with dyslexia, such as swapping or flipping letters and skipping lines without noticing.

Along with your FREE copy of What Is Dyslexia, you’ll also receive the following resources on this website. Inspiration – Access to recent research, teaching strategies, learning techniques and resources to download. ; Interaction – Thousands of parents, teachers, learning difficulties professionals and service providers – a real community to connect with 24/7, days a year.

It’s Called Dyslexia is part of a series of books called Live and Learn, each written from the point of view of a child with a learning or other disability.

In this story, an elementary-aged girl goes from loving school (she knows her letters!), to hating it (the letters simply won’t arrange themselves into.

In contrast, people with dyslexia showed much less adaptation in their brain activity, even when listening to a single speaker. The same pattern was. Posted on by Taylor Quinn in Blog-Posts, Dyslexia Facts, Dyslexia Treatment Differences in the Dyslexic Brain It is important to remember that Dyslexia is a neurobiological disorder which means the issues are located inside the brain.