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The gift of dyslexia why some of the smartest people can"t read and how they can learn by Ronald D. Davis

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Published by Berkley Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English


  • Dyslexia.,
  • Dyslexic children -- Education.

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Edition Notes

StatementRonald D. Davis with Eldon M. Braun.
ContributionsBraun, Eldon M., 1943-
LC ClassificationsLB1050.5 .D36 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL990497M
ISBN 10039952293X
LC Control Number96028849

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  This book, written as a companion to The Gift of Dyslexia, provides a detailed overview and step-by-step instructions in methods for addressing math, attention focus, and handwriting s and teachers who have been working with students using the Davis reading techniques will find additional exercises they can use to improve other basic learning skills.   The gift of dyslexia is truly the embodiment of defending an issue that needs to be addressed. There is so much misinformation about dyslexia and it is plaguing our society. My reading experience during this book was very new and refreshing/5(). The book then finishes with a series of drills to allieviate some of the more troublesome aspects of dyslexia. Reading and writing are always going to be difficlt for our daughter, but with this book I have gained some insight into how she thinks and how she grapples with the chore that is reading and writing/5. THE GIFT OF DYSLEXIA Why Some of the Smartest People Can't Read and How They Can Learn Ronald D. Davis with Eldon M. Braun A Perigee Book. Contents Foreword by Dr. Joan Smith Author's Note Preface Acknowledgments Part One What Dyslexia Really Is Chapter 1 The Underlying TalentFile Size: 2MB.

  Each case of dyslexia is different, because dyslexia is an unintentionally self-created condition. No two dyslexics have created it exactly the same. In order to understand the gift of dyslexia, we need to view the learning disability known as dyslexia from a different angle. Dyslexia is the result of a perceptual talent.   This book outlines the groundbreaking Davis Dyslexia program and our revolutionary approach to helping dyslexics learn to read and to overcome other learning difficulties. This new edition is expanded with more comprehensive coverage of the unique Davis tools for focusing attention and overcoming perceptual distortions, and revised throughout. Davis explains that dyslexia is a gift and why some of the most famous and influential people (Einstein, Edison, da Vinci the list goes on and on) have been dyslexic. It is not a coincidence that these successful people were dyslexic, rather they were able to use their gift. After reading this book, you will understand dyslexia is truly gift! The Gift of Dyslexia The Gift of Dyslexia is the ability to think multi-dimensionally. While the ability to see in pictures and to change one’s point of focus or reference point is a handicap in reading, it can also be a source of creativity and brilliance.

The Top Ten Books About Dyslexia for Parents and Teachers Whether you are a parent of a child with dyslexia, an adult that has dyslexia, a tutor or interventionist that works with children with dyslexia or a classroom teacher that has students with dyslexia in your class, there is .   The Gift of Dyslexia will lead you from a life of confused misery to one of peace, joy, and clarity as you slough off the burden of cognitive confusion which attends these conditions. This is not some dry academic discourse but a clear and concise manual/5().   The revised, updated, and expanded edition of the classic in the category. This book outlines a unique and revolutionary program with a phenomenally high success rate in helping dyslexics learn to read and to overcome other difficulties associated with it. This new edition is /5(12). The Gift of Learning The sequel to Ron Davis' worldwide best seller, The Gift of Dyslexia, was released to bookstores by Penguin Putnam/Perigee on August 5, Parents and teachers who have been working with students using the techniques from The Gift of Dyslexia will find that this new book provides additional exercises they can use to.