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Harnessing Dyslexia

Our books are carefully selected from Amazon stock and fall into three categories.

Harnessing Dyslexia is a collection of books exploring how dyslexic thinking talents can be channeled into effective learning.

The Dyslexic Experience is a growing collection of books exploring what it is like to be dyslexic.

Dyslexia-Friendly Literature is a collection of books produced for dyslexics, with their needs and interests in mind.

The Gift of Dyslexia: Why Some of the Brighest People Can't Read and How They Can Learn
Ronald Davis

Davis' seminal work on the nature of dyslexic thinking talent. Unique insights into dyslexia from an author who is himself dyslexic. Includes a complete how-to guide for all the basic Davis techniques.

* Find out more about the Davis methods in the UK

Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If ? The Dyslexic Blueprint for the Future of Education
Richard Whitehead

Written for teachers and proactive parents of bright but struggling learners, Richard Whitehead's book explains what we currently know about the dyslexic thinking style and proposes a new template for dyslexia-friendly teaching. Includes scripted lesson exemplars.

*Get the accompanying FREE online course

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia
Abigail Marshall

This book is a “must read” for every parent who knows or suspects their child has dyslexia. Provides positive advice and welcome relief from the maze of conflicting information parents encounter about their child's learning needs.

The Dyslexic Experience

Impact: Young & Creative (Dyslexia-Smart)
Rebecca Constable

Rebecca Constable was a 19-year-old undergraduate in theatre design, when she was awarded the title Young Creative of the Year.

Her extraordinary piece of creative writing ‘Impact’ made a huge impression on the judging panel.

You can share that piece here, along with other writing and art work that showcases Rebecca’s talent.

Also available on a variety of other coloured backgrounds.

Dyslexia -
An Amazing Discovery
Jacqui Vittles

This book is not just about dyslexia, but about Jacqui's personal experience of being dyslexic and not knowing. At 46 and having already earned an MBA, held down high- powered management jobs and run her own business, Jacqui made the life-changing discovery she describes as "emerging from a tunnel into the light for the very first time." For so many who have been labeled stupid or lazy, this book will help them to explore whether they too might be dyslexic, but not know it.

Creative, Successful, Dyslexic: 23 High Achievers Share Their Stories
Margaret Rooke (editor)

23 very well-known people from the arts, sport, and business worlds talk about how dyslexia affected their childhood, how they were able to overcome the challenges and use the special strengths of dyslexia to achieve great success in adulthood. Darcey Bussell CBE, Eddie Izzard, Sir Richard Branson, Meg Mathews, Zoe Wanamaker CBE, Richard Rogers, Benjamin Zephaniah, Steven Naismith, Lynda La Plante CBE, Sir Jackie Stewart OBE, Sophie Conran and others share their stories, and their advice.

Dyslexia-Friendly Literature

Hank Zipzer 1: The World's Greatest Underachiever and the Crazy Classroom Cascade
Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver

First in the New York Times bestselling series from dyslexic Henry "the Fonz" Winkler and Lin Oliver. There are many reasons why Hank Zipzer shouldn't have to do homework, e.g. every pen he owns has run out of ink, his thoughts are controlled by alien beings, he's allergic to lined paper... In this first book in the highly popular series, Hank's ingenious plans to avoid doing his homework end in comic disaster as he accidentally floods his classroom. Perfect for reluctant readers.

Barrington Stoke Acorn Primary Reading Age 6
Barrington Stoke Acorns

Engage your most reluctant and struggling readers with our lowest reading age, full-colour titles for primary children.This pack features some of the best authors in the business - from thrills and chills to adventure and laugh-out-loud humour, there's something for everyone with these eight fantastic stories. (Pack only - titles not available separately.)

Barrington Stoke Acorn Primary Reading Age 6
Jo Browning Wroe,‎
C. L. Tompsett

Engage your most struggling and reluctant teen readers with this pack of ten individual stories, with titles suitable for both boys and girls. (Pack only - titles not available separately.)

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