Dr. Gavin Reid, Psychologist and Author
Parenting a Dyslexic Child is sure to be an essential book for all parents. Parents have been waiting for this type of book for many years and it is sure to be a massive hit! Full of strategies and tips, written by accomplished and experienced authors, it covers all the essential areas from teaching strategies, assessment, supports, study skills and working with schools. Parents need to have this book! It provides a comprehensive reference on dyslexia, a practical source of support and realistic pathways for progress. Parents often ask 'what should I do next' - the book provides the answer in a comprehensive and clear manner. There are excellent chapters on the dyslexic brain, the identification and assessment process and practical ideas on supporting children with dyslexia from both professional and parent perspectives and also from an adult who has, and is experiencing dyslexia himself. Gillian Ashley and the team of authors need to be congratulated in pulling together all the essential strands that can help ease the concerns of parents and provide them with a clear way forward and a bank of ideas and strategies that provides an understanding and a pathway to help them support their child. This book will both inspire and inform. Essential reading for all parents with a child with dyslexia!