Parent picks: Great books on dyslexia
These six books, recommended by a parent of a child with dyslexia, cover a gamut of topics, from advice on navigating the public school system to tips for coping and becoming an effective advocate for your kid.
By Darla Hatton
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
by Sally Shaywitz
Vintage (2005), $17
A great book that explains what dyslexia is and gives parents tools for helping their children become fluent readers. The book validated that we were doing what we needed to be doing — based on the research findings presented.