The following resources and information are available to help you on your journey with literacy and learning challenges.

Books:

The following are some good books we recommend to read:

  • Response to Intervention: A Framework for Reading Educators;  Douglas Fuchs, Lynn Fuchs, Sharon Vaughen
  • The Literacy Dictionary;  Theodore Harris, Richard E Hodges
  • The Annals of Dyslexia: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the International Dyslexia Association
  • The Human Side of Dyslexia; Shirley Kurnoff
  • Beginning to Read; Marilyn Jager Adams
  • How to Teach Your Dyslexic Child to Read; Bernice H Baumer
  • What Research Has to Say About Reading Instruction; Alan E Farstrup, S Jay Samuels
  • The Learning Brain; Torkel Klingberg
  • Development Disorders of Language, Learning and Cognition; Charles Hulme, Margaret J Snowling
  • The Brain’s Way of Healing; Norman Doidge
  • Dysxlexia: A Practitioner’s Handbook (4th Edition); Gavin Reid
  • Helping Children Overcome Learning Difficulties; Jerome Rosner
  • The Australian Dyslexia Learning Difference Handbook; edited by Jodi Clements
  • Overcoming Dyslexia; Sally Shaywitz

Educational Resources:

Literacy Care chooses to use resources from SMARTKIDS Australia

Websites:

  • Child Development Network: a Brisbane based network of private medical, psychology and educational professionals
  • Cogmed: Working memory training
  • Reading Rockets: Strategies, lessons, activities and ideas designed to help young children learn to read
  • LD Online: The educator’s guide to learning disabilities and ADHD
  • NCLD: National Centre for Learning Disabilities

Professional Bodies:

Literacy Care is a member of the following professional organizations:

DVDs

Literacy Care has produced 2 DVDs that will assist parents and teachers in the management of children with dyslexia and those who struggle with reading, spelling and fluency.

Articles and Presentations

Click here to access a range of Articles and Presentations.

Dyslexia – Delay, Difficulties, Disability, Differences

Information on Dyslexia.

Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome

What is SSS and how does it relate to Dyslexia and Reading?

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