Dyslexia Tools Workbook for Teens: 120 Exercises to Improve Reading Skills (Learn to Read for Kids with Dyslexia) (Paperback)
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Boost confidence and reading skills with dyslexia tools for teens
Reading comprehension is a crucial skill for students to practice, especially students with dyslexia. The Dyslexia Workbook for Teens provides practice and encouragement for kids ages 12 to 16, with 125 activities that focus on learning big words, prefixes and suffixes, word recognition, language fluency, and more.
The dyslexia tools in this book support teens as they:
- Learn independently—Teens can comfortably practice whenever and however they prefer with this collection of dyslexia tools they can work on by themselves.
- Explore a range of exercises—Keep students interested with word charts, puzzles, fill-in-the-blanks, and other fun activities.
- Build self-assurance—As teens get better and faster at these exercises, they'll see for themselves how much they're capable of and feel more confident in their reading and language skills.
Help middle and high school students in overcoming dyslexia with this book of skill-boosting activities.
About the Author
JENN CLARK is a certified structured literacy practitioner. She is co-creator of Aduri, a mindfulness program for young children, and has co-authored several books on reading fluency, spelling, and writing.
GAVIN REID, PhD is an international psychologist and author who has written more than 30 books in the field of dyslexia and learning. Dr. Reid is passionate about helping to achieve equal opportunities for those with dyslexia and is a strong advocate of the strengths and positive aspects of dyslexia. He resides in Vancouver, Canada.
“At a crucial stage in students’ lives, when most of their knowledge is acquired through reading, Dyslexia Tools Workbook for Teens provides easy-to-implement activities to address the reading and writing challenges caused by dyslexia. This book offers ways to address all the elements of reading that are often impacted by dyslexia. These practical, science-based, accessible activities are a treasure trove, not only for teachers and parents but also for teens looking to improve their reading and writing skills. They will find these activities easy to remember and sensible strategies quite useful for the rest of their lives.” —Eric Tridas, MD, past president, International Dyslexia Association and member, National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities
“What a fantastic little book! Peppered with icons including football, music, and media to capture the interest of a wide range of teens with dyslexia, this workbook includes a series of short, structured, cumulative tools to improve literacy. Not only that, the authors are highly regarded internationally for both a practical and positive approach, guaranteed to appeal to this age group. What a team—I cannot recommend this highly enough!” —Angela Fawcett, emeritus professor
“Gavin Reid and Jenn Clark's Dyslexia Tools Workbook for Teens is filled with clever activities designed to appeal to teens. This marvelous workbook creatively takes students from phonemic awareness and phonics through advanced word study, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension skills. Teachers will love it, too!” —Marcia K. Henry, PhD, professor emerita, past president, International Dyslexia Association, and author of Unlocking Literacy: Effective Decoding and Spelling Instruction, WORDS, and Patterns for Success in Reading and Spelling
“As an educator of students of all ages, and as a parent of two teenage boys, I can’t say enough about the activities contained in this book. The authors have taken the foundational concepts of literacy and created engaging, age-appropriate activities for teenagers that specifically target those core areas. This book is extremely practical and will definitely be a go-to resource in my teaching practice and at home with my boys.” —Michelle McIntosh, educational interventionist and mindfulness educator
“This is a clever little book! Gavin Reid always produces useful and interesting books on dyslexia, and he has found an excellent collaborator and co-author in Jenn Clark. This book is full of excellent ideas based on study-skills principles valuable to those struggling with dyslexia-related challenges. The phonological-based tasks are great, and the tests and strategies would benefit not only our students but educators as well. Each section is presented in a clear, friendly fashion, and the ideas follow scaffolding techniques and astute skill repetition to support learning.” —John Everatt, PhD, professor and member of International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities