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Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & Ranked

Here is a list of the best Dyslexia books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Overcoming Dyslexia (2005)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedFOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ! Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful results One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In , Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the new research into how the brain works, offers the latest information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them. Here are the tools that parents and…
Author(s): Shaywitz M.D., Sally

2. Blast Off to Reading!: 50 Orton-Gillingham Based Lessons for Struggling Readers and Those with Dyslexia (2012)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedThis is an affordable OG program with FREE online tools & games! This includes: 1. Online web app for flash cards 2. Audio Dictations (online) 3. Fun online phonics games that your child will love! Blast Off to Reading is a step-by-step reading program/workbook that is perfect for any child, especially for those with learning delays, speech problems, those with dyslexia, or for those who simply struggle to read. This Orton-Gillingham based program will systematically teach your child to read starting from the most basic units of sounds to multi-syllable, complex words in just 50 lessons….
Author(s): Cheryl Orlassino

3. The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence and Love of Learning (2016)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedMore than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic—a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a “learning disability” or “learning difference,” that makes interpreting text and reading difficult. Yet even though children with dyslexia may have trouble reading, they don’t have any problems learning; dyslexia has nothing to do with a lack of intellect. While other books tell you what dyslexia is, this book tells you what to do. Dyslexics’ innate skills, which may include verbal, social, spatial, kinesthetic, visual, mathematical, or musical abilities, are their…
Author(s): Ben Foss

4. Learn to Read for Kids with Dyslexia: 101 Games and Activities to Teach Your Child to Read (2018)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedLearn to Read for Kids with Dyslexia is the definitive activity workbook to improve phonemic awareness, dysgraphia, and auditory processing disorder (APD) for kids ages 7-12.For kids with an official dyslexia diagnosis, or kids struggling with dyslexia related symptoms, learning to read can be challenging. Using a targeted approach to skill development, Learn to Read for Kids with Dyslexia applies the latest research-based learning methods to games and activities that strengthen auditory discrimination skills, support letter formation in writing, and most importantly―make reading fun.Specifically designed…
Author(s): Hannah Braun M.Ed.

5. Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention (2011)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedEssentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention provides practical, step-by-step information on accurately identifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions with individuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need to be considered in the assessment of dyslexia―both cognitive and academic―this book includes descriptions of the various tests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along with detailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals and parents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of…
Author(s): Nancy Mather

6. Dyslexia Advocate!: How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia within the Public Education System (2016)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedThis straightforward guide provides the essential information for parents and advocates to understand US law and get the right educational entitlements for a child with dyslexia.Using case studies and examples, this book demonstrates clearly how to apply the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to the unique requirements of a dyslexic child. It offers simple, intelligible help for parents on how to coordinate successfully with their child’s school and achieve the right services and support for their dyslexic child; up to and beyond…
Author(s): Kelli Sandman-Hurley

7. The Gift of Dyslexia: Why Some of the Smartest People Can’t Read…and How They Can Learn, Revised and Expanded Edition (2010)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedThis 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 expanded to include new teaching techniques and revised throughout with up-to-date information on research, studies, and contacts. #7,464 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #5 in Learning Disabled Education #3 in Communicative Disorders in Special Ed. (Books) #11 in Children’s Learning Disorders Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Ronald D. Davis, Eldon M. Braun

8. Fluency Word Lists: An Orton-Gilligham Reading Resource for Dyslexia (2019)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & Ranked– By organizing our complex language into predictable patterns, the student will gain confidence and achieve success in reading fluency. – Consists of 12 levels, organized from simple to complex in an Orton Gillingham sequence of instruction. – Foundational skills are taught before more advanced skills are introduced. . – . The book is organized in specific spelling patterns, which enables the student to achieve automaticity using their knowledge of phonics. – Fluency makes an ideal adjunct or accessory to other intervention programs. – This resource enhances grapheme-phoneme…
Author(s): Evelyn Reiss

9. Dyslexia Tool Kit for Tutors and Parents: What to do when phonics isn’t enough (2012)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedGathered from the latest research on dyslexia along with early practices which have been overlooked in the test-intensive school environment, a successful mother-daughter team of dyslexia tutors shares the tools of their trade because they want every child to have access to the joy of reading! #62,012 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #45 in Learning Disabled Education #264 in Reading & Phonics Teaching Materials #28 in Communicative Disorders in Special Ed. (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Graham M.Ed., Yvonna, Alta Graham

10. Lexi Dias and the Power of Dyslexia (League of Invisible Abilities) (2019)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedLexi Dias has the superpower of Dyslexia. As part of the League of Invisible Abilities, Lexi uses her amazing skills to conquer challenges and make a difference in the world! This book helps children flip the script, enabling them to view their perceived disabilities as superpowers. #256,705 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #57560 in Children’s Books Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Reardon McSoley, Jennifer, Delaney Lovecchio

11. The Gold of Black Rock Hill: Decodable Chapter Books for Kids with Dyslexia (2018)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedWith a long lost map, Big Dan and his ship hands are off on their biggest quest of all: to get the gold of Black Rock Hill. But odd things are happening on the ship. And ship cat Dex spots that two bad ship hands are plotting a scam to get the gold. Can Dex and his new pal Mist stop the scam?Simple Words Books help struggling readers to become better readers, without tears. Our decodable books support improving their . In our books, we use decodable, high frequency and basic sight words that early or struggling readers can easily decode. Our short sentences and paragraphs make it easier for our readers to flow through the chapters. The…
Author(s): Cigdem Knebel

12. The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain (2012)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & Ranked-Gordon F. Sherman, Ph.D., Past-President International Dyslexia Association Did you know that many successful architects, lawyers, engineers—even bestselling novelists—had difficulties learning to read and write as children? In this groundbreaking book, Brock and Fernette Eide explain how 20% of people—individuals with dyslexia—share a unique learning style that can create advantages in a classroom, at a job, or at home. Using their combined expertise in neurology and education, the authors show how these individuals not only perceive the written word differently but may also excel at…
Author(s): Eide M.D. M.A., Brock L., Eide M.D., Fernette F.

13. Dyslexia and Spelling (2019)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedWritten by an authority in the dyslexia field, this is the first accessible guide to the close interplay of spelling and dyslexia. Kelli Sandman-Hurley talks the teacher or parent through why kids with dyslexia find spelling so hard, and what we can learn from the spelling mistakes in their writing samples. Introducing key terminology around morphemes (smallest unit of meaning in words) and phonemes (smallest contrastive units in language) in an accessible and clear way, Sandman-Hurley goes on to explain how we can identify, and learn from, kids’…
Author(s): Sandman-Hurley

14. Which way?: Letter and Digit Reversals Workbook. Ages 4-9. (2017)

 Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & RankedFor page samples, follow the link: colourful and highly engaging resource is written for children as young as 4-5 years old but also those in Key Stage 2 of primary school (up to 9 years old) who continue to feel confused by letter and digit shapes. The latter group might become so discouraged that they avoid writing, or write very little, despite having great imaginations. They start doubting their ability to simply ‘know’ the correct way when writing b/d, p/q, p/g, 9/g, 6/9, s/z, 5/S, S/3, etc. Most teachers and…
Author(s): Lidia Stanton, Harry Stanton

Best Dyslexia Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some dyslexia books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

the Dyslexia Workbook for Adults: Practical Tools to Improve Executive Functioning, Boost Literacy Skills, and Develop Your Unique Strengths

Author(s): Reid, Dr Gavin
ID: 2832604, Publisher: Rockridge Press, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub

65 Classroom-Ready Lessons to Help Struggling Readers and Students with Dyslexia Learn to Love Reading: Teach reading

Author(s): Kristina Smith; Heather MacLeod-Vidal
ID: 2866340, Publisher: Ulysses Press, Year: 2020, Size: 14 Mb, Format: epub

Feeling Smarter and Smarter: Discovering the Inner-Ear Origins and Treatment for Dyslexia/LD, ADD/ADHD, and Phobias/Anxiety

Author(s): Harold N. Levinson, MD
ID: 2407903, Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Copernicus, Year: 2019, Size: 8 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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