Most people do not realize that dyslexia is more than just a reading problem.
It is often accompanied by social, psychological, and even physical issues
that can make many everyday tasks seem unmanageable. Whether you
suffer from dyslexia yourself or are the parent of a dyslexic child, dealing
with the overall challenges of this learning disorder can be overwhelming.
Unfortunately, mainstream treatment focuses mainly on compensatory
techniques and workarounds, not a cure, leaving dyslexics feeling hopeless
and stuck. In her new book, Dr. Phyllis Books offers a new approach to
dyslexia and a convincing reason to hope again. Drawing upon her vast
experience and a wealth of scientific research, she declares that dyslexia can
actually be reversed in a large number of cases.
begins by redefining dyslexia, offering the most
comprehensive view of this problem yet. It describes dyslexia's common
symptoms, lists its associated conditions, and details the many theories that
surround this issue. It goes on to explain how the brain develops, revealing
how an improperly functioning brain may be rewired and repaired through
the right combination of therapies, all of which are described in detail. It then
shows how important nutrition, exercise, play, and music are to learning
ability, and concludes with invaluable advice on how to choose the right
school for your dyslexic child.
By providing a modern perspective on dyslexia, this book lays the
groundwork for significant improvements not only in reading but also in
general learning ability, emotional stability, and psychological well-being.
Having worked with thousands of children, parents, and educators, Dr.
Books has spent over twenty-five years disproving the idea that dyslexia
is a permanent condition.
can teach you how to
disprove it as well.