PBIDA offers a variety of resources specifically for parents such as Annual Conference sessions, Fact Sheets, articles in the Focus Newsletter and Dyslexia Simulation programs.
Contact your School District for a list of resources
What is Dyslexia? By Margie Gillis
Dyslexia and the Brain by Guinevere Eden
Embracing Dyslexia: The Interviews, by Dr. Ken Pugh
The True Gift of a Dyslexic Mind by Dean Bragonier
Assistive Technology, (AT) is available to students with dyslexia who need accessible instructional materials, (AIM) in order to fully participate and achieve in the general education curriculum. Examples of AT include but are not limited to: Text-to-Speech, Word Prediction, Speech-to-Text.
Assistive Technology Resources:
Books for Parents:
Overcoming Dyslexia, A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shaywitz, (Good resource for both Teachers and Parents)
About Dyslexia by Priscilla Vail
The Between the Lions Book for Parents: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn to Read by Linda K. Rath & Louise Kennedy (Ages PreK-3)
Dysgraphia: Why Johnny Can’t Write: A Handbook for Parents and Teachers by Diane W. Cavey
No Stupid Not Lazy – Understanding Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities by Linda Siegel
Parenting a Struggling Reader: A Guide to Disgnosing and Finding Help for Your Child’s Reading Difficulties by Susan L. Hall and Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Straight Talk About Reading: How Parents Can Make a Difference During the Early Years by Susan L. Hall and Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Why Johnny Can’t Read: And What You Can Do About It by Rudolph Flesch
Why Johnny Still Can’t Read: A New Look at the Scandal of our Schools by Rudolph Flesch
Books for Teachers:
A Language Yardstick by Priscilla Vail
Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning about Print – A Summary by Marilyn Adams
Developing Language and Literacy: Effective Intervention in the Early Years by Charles Hulme et.al
Developing Reading Comprehension by Charles Hulme et. Al
Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, OWL LD, and Dyscalculia by Virginia W. Berninger and Beverly J. Wolf
Equipped for Reading Success by David Kilpatrick
Essentials of Assessing, Preventing and Overcoming Reading Difficulties by David Kilpatrick.
Language at the Speed of Sight by Mark Seidenberg
Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills, 4th Edition by Judith Birsh
Phonemic Awareness in Young Children: A Classroom Curriculum by Marilyn Adams, Barbara R. Foorman, Ingvar Lundberg and Terri Beeler
Preventing Reading Failure in Young Children by Catherine Snow
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne Wolf
Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century by Maryanne Wolf
Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf
Reading Development and Teaching by Morag Stuart and Rhona Stainthorp
Reading in the Brain: The New Science of How We Read by Stanislas Dehaene
Sounds and Letters for Readers and Spellers by Jane Fell Greene
Speech to Print by Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
The Reading Glitch by Lee Sherman and Betsy Ramsey
The Reading Mind: A Cognitive Approach to Understanding How the Mind Reads by Daniel T. Willingham
Unlocking Literacy, Effective Decoding and Spelling Instruction by Marcia K. Henry
Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension: A Handbook by Carsten Elbro, Jane Oakhill and Kate Cain
How to Teach to Spellingby Laura Toby Rudginsky and Elizabeth Haskell. Note: accompanying workbooks called How to Spell are also available in 4 versions for different grades.
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