Recommended Books

Books for Parents

About Dyslexia by Priscilla Vail
The Between the Lions Book for Parents: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn to Read by Linda K. Rath & Louise Kennedy (Ages PreK– 3)
Dysgraphia: Why Johnny Can’t Write: A Handbook for Parents and Teachers by Diane W. Cavey
Not Stupid Not Lazy – Understanding Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities. Linda Siegel, 2016 
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Parenting a Struggling Reader: A Guide to Diagnosing and Finding Help for Your Child’s Reading Difficulties by Susan L. Hall and Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Straight Talk About Reading: How Parents Can Make a Difference During the Early Years by Susan L. Hall and Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Why Johnny Can’t Read: And What You Can Do About It by Rudolph Flesch
Why Johnny Still Can’t Read: A New Look at the Scandal of our Schools by Rudolph Flesch

Books for Teachers

A Language Yardstick by Priscilla Vail
Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning about Print – A Summary by Marilyn Adams
Developing Language and Literacy:  Effective Intervention in the Early Years by Charles Hulme et.al
Developing Reading Comprehension by Charles Hulme et. al
Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, OWL LD, and Dyscalculia by Virginia W. Berninger and Beverly J. Wolf
Equipped for Reading Success by Kilpatrick, David.  Casey & Kirsch Publishers; 2016
Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties by Kilpatrick, David.  Wiley, 2015
Language at the Speed of Sight by Mark Seidenberg
Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills, 2nd Edition by Judith Birsh
Phonemic Awareness in Young Children: A Classroom Curriculum by Marilyn Adams, Barbara R. Foorman, Ingvar Lundberg, and Terri Beeler
Preventing Reading Failure in Young Children by Catherine Snow
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne Wolf
Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf
Reading Development and Teaching by Morag Stuart and Rhona Stainthorp
Reading in the Brain:  The New Science of How We Read by Stanislas Dehaene
Sounds and Letters for Readers and Spellers by Jane Fell Greene
Speech to Print by Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century by Maryanne Wolf
The Reading Glitch by Lee Sherman and Betsy Ramsey
The Reading Mind:  A Cognitive Approach to Understanding How the Mind Reads by Daniel T. Willingham
Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension:  A Handbook by Carsten Elbro, Jane Oakhill, and Kate Cain
Unlocking Literacy, Effective Decoding and Spelling Instruction by Marcia K. Henry
What Reading Research Tells Us About Children with Diverse Learning Needs by Deborah Simmons and Edward Kaneenui
When Writing is a Problem by Regina Richards

 

Books for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Dyslexia in Adults: Taking Charge of Your Life by Kathleen Nosek
Learning a Living: A Guide to Planning Your Career and Finding a Job for People with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Dyslexia by Dale Brown
The Runaway Learning Machine: Growing Up Dyslexic by James Bauer

 

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