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The Dyslexia Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers

The Dyslexia Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers
Author: Sandra F. Rief - Judith Stern M.A.
ISBN 13: 9780470429815
ISBN 10: 47042981
Edition: 1
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2010-01-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $16.95

The Dyslexia Checklist

The Dyslexia Checklist offers parents and educators an essential guide for understanding children and teenagers with dyslexia and other reading and language-based disabilities. The book is filled with the most current research available on the topic and contains a wealth of practical strategies, supports, and interventions. The book's hands-on tools are designed to help strengthen the skills of students across all age levels.

Educational consultants Sandra F. Rief and Judith M. Stern offer myriad down-to-earth suggestions for enhancing dyslexic students' skills in phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, composition and written expression, spelling, and math. To help teachers and parents advocate for their children, they also include useful information on the educational rights of students with dyslexia. Presented in a concise, easy-to-read checklist format, The Dyslexia Checklist is filled with useful advice and information on a wide range of topics.

Praise for The Dyslexia Checklist

"A valuable and unique contribution to the field."

—Louisa C. Moats, EdD, nationally known authority on literacy and author, Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers

"This straightforward guide [is] indispensable as a resource compendium and as a professional development tool."

—Esther Klein Friedman, PhD, director, Academic Intervention Services, New York City Department of Education

"The authors' knowledge, practical focus, and down-to-earth strategies make this book an essential read for educators and parents."

—William N. Bender, PhD, co-author, Reading Strategies for Elementary Students with Learning Difficulties, 2nd edition and Response to Intervention: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher