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DYSLEXIA:


The Gillingham Manual
Anna Gillingham and Bessie Stillman



Dyslexia: Samuel Orton and His
Legacy by Henry and Brickley


Overcoming Dyslexia
by Sally Shaywitz

A Complete Set of Emeritus Monographs (from the IDA online bookstore) 
www.interdys.org


Reading David:  A Mother & Son’s Journey by Lisa Weinstein


Reading
, Writing, and Speech Problems in Children and Selected Papers by Samuel Torrey Orton


Smart Kids with School Problems by Priscilla Vail


The Human Side of Dyslexia
by Shirley Kurnoff


Words Fail Me
by Priscilla Vail


To Read or Not to Read by Daphne Hurford


Dyslexia Research and Resource Guide by Grosser and Spafford


To Read or Not to Read:  Answers to All Your Questions About

Dyslexia
by Daphne M. Hurford


About Dyslexia:  Unraveling the Myth
by Priscilla L. Vail


 

Dyslexia by Wendy Moragne

The Reality of Dyslexia by John Osmond


In the Mind's Eye:  Visual Thinkers, Gifted People with Dyslexia, Other Learning Difficulties, Computer Images, and the Ironies of Creativity by Thomas G. West



DYSLEXIA VIDEOS
:

by Sally Smith (1-800-424-7963)
“Teach Me Different”


Richard LaVoie (1-800-424-7963): 
1.  When the Chips are Down
2.  Beyond F.A.T. City


 

Dyslexia and Kids

Hank Zipzer
series

Just Juice by Karen Hesse


Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You by Barthe DeClements


Josh: A Boy With Dyslexia by Caroline Janover


Thank You Mr. Falker
by Patricia Polacco

Adam Zigzag by Barbara Barrie

The Alphabet War:  A Story About Dyslexia
by Diane Burton


Aunt Morbelia and the Screaming Skulls
by Joan Carris



Don't-Give-up Kid by Gehret & Depauw


Just Call Me Stupid by Tom Birdseye


Babysitter’s Club:  Claudia’s Friend
by Ann M. Martin

My Name is Brian by Jeanne Betancourt


Dyslexia by Alvin Silverstein


The Alphabet War:  a story about dyslexia by Diane Burton Robb


Vicar of Nibbleswicke by Roald Dahl



Dyslexia and Adults: 


Copy This!:  Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic who Turned a Bright Idea Into One of America’s Best Companies
by Paul Orfalea and Ann Marsh


Research-Based Principles for Adult Basic Education Reading Instruction
edpubs.gov


Adventures in Fast Forward:  Life, Love, & Work for the ADD Adult
by Kathleen Nadeau


Meeting the Challenge of Learning Disabilities in Adulthood
by Arlyn Roffman


Learning Disabilities, Literacy & Adult Education by Vogel and Reder


The Teacher Who Couldn't Read
By John Corcoran


Reflections from a Different Journey:  What Adults with Disabilities Wish All Parents Knew by Klein and Kemp


The Runaway Learning Machine: Growing Up Dyslexic by James Bauer


Learning a Living: A Guide to Planning Your Career adn Finding a Job for People with Learning Disabilities, ADD, and Dyslexia by Dale Brown


What's Wrong With Me?  by Regina Cicci


Dyslexia: Theory & Practice of Remedial Instruction

by Diana Brewster Clark and Joanna Kellogg Uhry


Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

by Howard Gardner


Dyslexia and Mathematics
 T. R. and E. Miles

Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole


Dyslexia in Adults: Taking Charge of Your Life by Kathleen Nosek


The Many Faces of Dyslexia by Margaret Rawson


Facing Learning Disabilities in the Adult Years: by Shapiro & Rich


ADHD, Assessment, Intervention and Research by Rebecca Rich and Joan Shapiro


Realize Their Promise by Sally Smith

The Doctor He Begged to Be by A. Macdonald Vaz

In the Mind's Eye by Thomas West



Other Learning Disabilities and disorders that may affect school performance:


Mothers Talk About Learning Disabilities
by Elizabeth Weiss

No One to Play With:  Social Problems of LD and ADD Children by Betty B. Osman


Emotion:  The On/Off Switch For Learning
by Patricia Vail


Shadow Syndromes
by John Ratey and Catherine Johnson


The Misunderstood Child:  Understanding and Coping with Your Child’s Learning Disabilities by Larry B. Silver


Embracing the Monster
by Veronica Drawford


Worry
by Edward M. Hallowell


The Myth of Laziness by Mel Levine



EDUCATIONAL LAW:


Better IEPs:  How to develop legally correct & educationally useful programs
by Barbara Bateman


From Emotions to Advocacy by Peter Wright


No Child Left Behind by Peter Wright


Wrightslaw:  Special Education Law
by Peter Wright


(video) Legal IEPs:  A Common Sense Approach by Barbara Bateman (1-888-232-7733)

Dyscalculia:


My Thirteenth Winter by Samantha Abeel

Everyday Math for the Numerically Challenged by Audrey Carlan

Dyscalculia Guidance: Helping Pupils with Specific Learning  by Brian Butterworth and Dorian Yeo

Dyscalculia in Schools: What Is It and What Can You Do? by Tony Attwood

Mathematics Solutions: An Introduction to Dyscalculia by Jan Poustie

Working with Dyscalculia by Henderson

Dyscalculia by Glynnis Hannel



ADD:


ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Kolber and Nadeau

ADD Success Stories
by Thom Hartman


Advice to Parents on ADHD
by Larry Silver


ADD:  A Different Perspective
by Thom Hartman



Driven to Distraction by Hallowell & Ratey

Delivered From Distraction
by Hallowell & Ratey


Answers to Distraction by Hallowell & Ratey 


AD/HD Videos


A.D.D. from A to Z (1-978-474-6210) by Edward Hallowell


What the Silenced Say by Jonathan Mooney


Windows into the A.D.D Mind by Daniel Amen


Which Brain Do You Want?:  The Proof about Drugs, Alcohol, and the Brain by Daniel Amen


Teen-to-Teen:  Teens Talks About ADD and Medication

(256-779-5203)


Identifying and Treating ADHD:  a resource for school and home
by edpubs.gov


Teaching Children with ADHD:  instructional strategies and practicesinstructional strategies and practices
by edpubs.gov



READING RESEARCH:


“The Early Catastrophe: the 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3” by Betty Hart & Todd Risely, American Educator


“Overcoming the Language Gap:  Invest Generously in Teacher Professional Development” by Louisa Moats, American Educator


“Early Educational Interventions:  Priniciples of Effective and Sustained Benefits from Targeted Early Education Programs” journal article by Sharon Ramey and Craig Ramey


Dumbing Down Our Kids
by Charles Sylkes

"Comorbidity, Teachers' Knowledge of Language and Reading" by Reid Lyon, Annals of Dyslexia


”Genes, Environment, and the Components of the Reading Process” journal article by Richard Olson Perspectives


“Critical Elements of Classroom and Small-Group Instruction Promote Reading Success in All Children” journal article by Barbara Foorman Learning Disabilities Research and Practice


“The Missing Foundation in Teacher Education” journal article by Louisa Moats American Federation of Teachers


“The Future of a Mistake:  Will Discrepancy Measurement Continue to Make  the Learning Disabilities Field a Pseudoscience?”  journal article by Keith Stanovich Learning Disability Quaterly


“Effects of Accommodations on High-Stakes Testing for Students with Reading Disabilities” journal article by Fletcher, Francis, Boudousquie, Copeland, Young, Kalinowski, and Vaughn Council for Exceptional Children


“Literacy Development in Successful Men and Women with Dyslexia” journal article by Rosalie Fink Annals of Dyslexia


“IQ Discrepancy Definitions and the Diagnosis of LD” journal article by Linda Siegel Journal of Learning Disabilities


“Is English Spelling Chaotic? Misconceptions Concerning its Irregularity” by Brett Kessler and Rebecca Tremain, journal article from Reading Psychology


“The Matthew Effects” by Keith Stanovich-journal article


The Voice of Evidence in Reading Research by McCardle and Chhabra


Beginning to Read:  Thinking and Learning About Print by Marilyn Jager Adams


Report of the National Reading Panel
free copy at www.nationalreadingpanel.org


Proust and the Squid by MaryAnn Wolf

The New Read Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease


“Catch Them Before They Fail” article by Dr. Joseph K. Torgesen


“Why Reading is not a Natural Process”  article by G. Reid Lyon


Parenting a Struggling Reader by Hall and Moats


Why Johnny Can’t Read by Rudolph Flesch


Straight Talk About Reading by Hall and Moats


A Child Becomes a Reader Birth to Preschool from www.edpubs.ed.gov


Put Reading First from www.edpubs.ed.gov


Education in the United States from www.edpubs.ed.gov


The Scientist in the Crib by Gopnik, Meltzoff, and Kuhl




 

Classroom Tools:


The Gillingham Manual by Gillingham & Stillman


Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills by Judith Birsh


Speech to Print by Louisa Moats 

Classroom Success for the Learning Disabled by Stevens

Is There a Cow in Moscow?  by Charles Harrington Elster

Teaching Reading Comprehension to Students with Learning Disabilities by Klingner, Vaughn, and Boardman 

Bringing Words to Life by Beck, McKeown, and Kucan


Language Tool Kit by Paula Rome


Learning Disabilities by Fletcher, Lyon, Barnes, and Fuchs

SLANT:  Structured Language Teaching by Marsha Geller and Debbie Azen

Rising to the Challenge by Barron, Bingley, DuCharme, Erdman, Harjoe, Johannsen, Pederson, and Wiemer

Everything You Want to Know and Exactly Where to Find It by William Van Cleave


SPIRE:  A Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence by Sheila Clark-Edmands


Go Phonics Word Lists by Sylvia Davidson


Preparing Children for Success in Reading:  A Multisensory Guide by Nancy Sanders Royal


Phonemic Awareness in Young Children:  A Classroom Curriculum by Marilyn Jager Adams


English Isn’t Crazy!:  The Elements of our Language and How to Teach Them by Diana Hanbury King


Writing Skills by Diana Hanbury King
 
Keyboarding Skills by Diana Hanbury King

How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with Dyslexia by Cynthia Stowe


Unlocking Literacy by Marcia Henry


Words by Marcia Henry

School Zone Phonics by Barbara Gregorich 

The Writing Road to Reading by Romalda Bishop Spalding


Wilson Reading System
by Barbara Wilson

Making Sense of Phonics by Isabel Beck

Dyslexia:  Research and Resource Guide by Spafford & Grosser



Dysgraphia
:


The Source for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia
by Regina Richards


Eli the Boy Who Hated to Write by Regina and Eli Richards


Dysgraphia: Why Johnny Can't Write : A Handbook for Teachers and Parents
by Diane Walton Cavey


The Official Parent's SourceBook on Dysgraphia by the Staff of Icon Health Publishing

Dysgraphia:
Cognitive Processes, Remediation, and Neural Substrates by Brenda Rapp and Pelagie Beeson


Dysgraphia:  the Writing Dilemma by Regina Richards



Aspergers and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities
:


The Oasis Guide to Asperger Syndrome
by Patricia Bashe & Barbara Kirby


The Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorders by Sue Thompson


Bridging the Gap:  Raising a Child with a Nonverbal Learning Disorder
by Rondalyn Varney Whitney  

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