Making Dyslexia Work for You
Routledge – 2012 – 240 pages
Written for dyslexic adults or anyone who thinks they might be dyslexic, this bold and imaginative book is deliberately concise and easy to dip into.
This unique guide to overcoming the day-to-day difficulties associated with dyslexia will also be of great interest to employers, colleagues, teachers, friends and family of those with dyslexia.
Part 1. Dyslexia and you Chapter 1. Finding out about dyslexia Chapter 2. Exploring your dyslexia Chapter 3. Finding out about the way you learn and what you need Chapter 4. Support from those close to you Part 2. Finding the best way for you Chapter 5. The world of print Chapter 6. Getting down what you want to say Chapter 7. Getting done what you want to do Chapter 8. Self-esteem and motivation Chapter 9. Handling numbers Chapter 10. Memory Part 3. Resources for you Chapter 11. Helping yourself with technology Chapter 12. Looking wider Appendix A. Checklist for Dyslexia Appendix B. Useful and interesting books Appendix C. Useful addresses Appendix D. Glossary
Vicki Goodwin was recently Assistant Director of the Open University, teaching learning and student support. She is now a private consultant, and a consultant and tutor for Dyslexia Action.
Bonita Thomson is a consultant and practitioner in adult dyslexia. She has worked extensively in further and higher education.