- Hardcover: 1 pages
- Publisher: Magination Press; 1 edition (Aug. 26 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9781433816604
- ISBN-13: 978-1433816604
- ASIN: 1433816601
- Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 1.3 x 25.9 cm
- Shipping Weight: 9.1 g
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #585,126 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
How I Learn: A Kid's Guide to Learning Disability Hardcover – Aug 26 2014
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About the Author
Brenda S. Miles, PhD, is a clinical pediatric neuropsychologist who has worked in hospital, rehabilitation, and school settings. She is particularly interested in evidence-based interventions and brain plasticity in the remediation of learning challenges. Her first book for children, Imagine a Rainbow: A Child's Guide for Soothing Pain, was published by Magination Press in 2006.Colleen A. Patterson, MA, is a psychologist who has worked in the field of school and clinical psychology for the past 20 years. She is an advocate for students with learning challenges within the educational system.How I Learn: A Kid's Guide to Learning Disability is her first book.Jane Heinrichs studied illustration at Camberwell College of Arts in London, England. She loves drawing, reading, and huge chocolate sundaes. Her first book, Magic at the Museum, was short-listed for ""Best-Illustrated Book"" at the Manitoba Book Awards.
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Here are superb books for children and teens with learning disabilities. For children who are not being read to, it’s important that parents read the book also and start an ongoing conversation.
Disability awareness and acceptance are common traits of successful students and adults with LD.
Along with therapists and SPED teachers, parents play a critical role in helping children understand and cope with their disabilities. Be sure to recommend these resources to your friends and your child’s teachers.
It’s Called Dyslexia, Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
Knees: The Mixed Up World of a Boy with Dyslexia, Vanita Oelschlager
Here’s Hank series, Henry Winkler (author has dyslexia)
The Alphabet War: A Story About Dyslexia, Diane Robb
That’s Like Me: Stories About Amazing People with Learning Differences, Jill Lauren
Hank Zipzer series, Henry Winkler
Many Ways to Learn: A Kid’s Guide to LD (2nd edition), Judith Stern
Eli, The Boy Who Hated to Write (2nd edition), Regina and Eli Richards
My Name Is Brain Brian, Jeanne Betancourt (author has LD)
Succeeding with LD (2nd edition), Jill Lauren
Learning Disabilities and Life Stories, Pano Rodis
Understand Your Brain, Get More Done: The ADHD Executive Functions Workbook, Ari Tuckman (useful for anyone with attention, time management and organizational difficulties)
Reversals: A Personal Account of Victory Over Dyslexia, Eileen Simpson
The Human Side of Dyslexia (essays by college students), Shirley Kurnoff
Learning Outside the Lines (college prep), Jonathan Mooney and David Cole (authors have LD and AD/HD)
Books About Learning Difficulties
Leo the Late Bloomer, Robert Kraus
Katie’s Rose: A Tale of Two Late Bloomers, Karen Burnett
Jasmine Can (difficulty reading), Bena Hartman
Thank You, Mr. Falker (difficulty reading), Patricia Polacco (author has dyslexia)
There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom, Louis Sachar
Gifted Hands: The [Dr.] Ben Carson Story, Gregg Lewis and Deborah Shaw Lewis
These books promote “growth mindset”—the belief that intelligence increases with effort. Research has found that students with this view have higher achievement than those who believe that intelligence is a fixed quantity (determined at birth).
Making A Splash: A Growth Mindset Children’s Book, Carol E Reiley (kindle version available on amazon.com, hard copy available at gobrain.com)
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, Dr. JoAnn Deak