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  Asperger's Syndrome



Title Computers and Dyslexia
Author Chris Singleton
Year Published 1994
Back Cover “Dyslexia is a hidden handicap which can cause great frustration. Computer use is a powerful way of helping dyslexic learners of all ages to fulfil their potential through success and improved self-esteem. [This book] provides an overview of the best in current technology and educational practice, and previews the most promising new developments in computer applications for dyslexia and special needs.”
Our Review When someone from iANSYST came to teach my son about his new computer, my dyslexic daughter watched with ever wider eyes – access to Dyslexia specific computer software and hardware has given her new belief in herself and new hope for her educational future. There may be more up to date books than this but it is a good basic on computing for dyslexic students.

Title Dyslexia and Stress
Author T R Miles and Ved Varma
Year Published 1997
ISBN 1-897635-22-2
Back Cover "Most of us experience stress at some time in our lives, but experience suggests that dyslexics are particularly vulnerable to it. This is the first book to present documented evidence on this subject. The book comprises a series of essays on stress in dyslexics at different ages and in a variety of circumstances."
Our Review Being Dyslexic in a literate world is extremely stressful like being blind in a sighted world or deaf in a hearing world. Clinical Psychologist Dr Gerald Hales' chapter is well worth a read and he is well worth listening to if you get the chance – he is a thought provoking and entertaining speaker. Jan LB. ©

Title Dyslexia Handbook, The
Author Mike Johnson and Lindsay Peer
Year Published 2003
ISBN 1-872653-33-2
Back Cover “A compendium of articles, checklists, resources and contacts for dyslexic people, their families and teachers. The Dyslexia Handbook is substantially updated and revised each year.”
Our Review An annual collection of vital information for parents of dyslexic kids. Jan LB. ©

Title Overcoming Dyslexia
Author Dr Bevé Hornsby
Year Published 1997
ISBN 0-09-181320-4
Back Cover "Dr Bevé Hornsby combines her experience as a psychologist, teacher and speech therapist to specialise in helping children with dyslexia. She has written this excellent book for them, their families and schools in order that the problems of dyslexia can be understood and tackled effectively."
Our Review This is widely regarded as the best standard text to provide help and hope for dyslexic kids. Jan LB. ©

  General Medical

  Learning Disabilities



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