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How to help your Dyslexic and Dyspraxic Child By Sally McKeown

How to help your Dyslexic and Dyspraxic Child

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This book provides parents with information about dyslexia and dyspraxia and gives them practical ways to help their child, from understanding and recognising the symptoms to getting support from schools and other networks. Using real-life experiences this guide gives essential advice to parents wanting to care for their child.

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How to help your Dyslexic and Dyspraxic Child Summary

How to help your Dyslexic and Dyspraxic Child: A practical guide for parents by Sally McKeown

How can I help my child that has got dyslexia or dyspraxia?

Perhaps you've just found out your child has dyslexia, or suspect your child may have dyspraxia. This can be a confusing time for any parent, full of worry and uncertainty. Author Sally McKeown gets right to the heart of the matter in How to Help your Child with Dyslexia and Dyspraxia. She brings you expert knowledge of exactly what dyslexia and dyspraxia are and how they can affect your child's life. Through the experiences of other parents, Sally dispels common myths and helps you to better understand and support your child.

From getting a diagnosis to making sure you get enough support from your school this guide is packed with advice to make your life easier. It's packed with practical ways to help your child, including:
how to build your child's confidence if it has been knocked
how you can help with homework, without doing it
games, activities and hobbies to improve co-ordination and motor skills
different ways of learning that your child will respond to
Written in a friendly style with other parents' experiences littered throughout, you will find it easy to put this advice into action and help your child.

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'This book is clearly laid out, attractive and easy to read... Sally McKeown set out to write a 'practical guide for parents' and she has achieved her aim... her advice is practical, trustworthy and sensible... this book is informative, interesting and offers sensible advice. A bit like having a good friend on the bookshelf.' -- Cate Wood * Special Children Magazine *

About Sally McKeown

Sally McKeown is a journalist and consultant who specialises in dyslexia and dyspraxia, learning disabilities and assistive technology. Sal has taught in schools and colleges, supporting students with a range of learning needs and has worked for government agencies. Sal regularly writes for the Guardian and Special Children magazine and won the NSE Journalist of the Year award for specialist press. Sal has been awarded the Texthelp's Dyslexia Champion Award for 2013.

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How to help your Dyslexic and Dyspraxic Child: A practical guide for parents by Sally McKeown
Sally McKeown
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Hodder & Stoughton
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