Books

We all love books and reading, especially literacy specialists and dyslexia advocates! In these posts, we’re talking about audiobooks, children’s books, picture books, and novels! Books and reading can help to build phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, morphology, and more!

 

8 Great Children’s Books Featuring Phonics Concepts
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8 Great Children’s Books Featuring Phonics Concepts

Phonics is a fundamental building block in early literacy, helping children understand the relationship between letters and sounds. By mastering phonics, young readers can decode words more effectively, paving the way for fluent reading and strong comprehension skills. Using educational children’s books featuring phonics concepts is one of the most engaging ways to introduce and…

The Top Five ADHD Books for Kids
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The Top Five ADHD Books for Kids

Navigating life with ADHD can present unique challenges for children, but children’s books have the power to provide understanding, validation, and support. In this carefully curated list of children’s books about ADHD, young readers will discover characters who share their experiences, triumphs, and struggles. From stories that celebrate neurodiversity to practical guides for managing symptoms,…

10 Children’s Books to Support Executive Function
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10 Children’s Books to Support Executive Function

In our last post, we talked about the role of executive function and ways that parents can support their students with these important skills. Looking for ideas to support your child’s executive function skills at home? Read 20+ Tips for Supporting Executive Function Skills at Home. Today, we will have a round-up of some wonderful…

20+ Tips for Supporting Executive Function Skills at Home
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20+ Tips for Supporting Executive Function Skills at Home

Executive function refers to a set of brain-based cognitive processes that help us to plan, regulate our behavior, and achieve our goals. Depending on where you look, the number of executive function skills varies considerably. However, executive function skills are related to three main areas: working memory, flexible thinking, and self-control. This includes skills such…

10 Can’t-Miss Books About Adults with Dyslexia
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10 Can’t-Miss Books About Adults with Dyslexia

As we know, dyslexia is not something you can outgrow. Children with dyslexia become adults with dyslexia. While remediation can decrease the reading gap, there are still certain challenges for adults with dyslexia. It can also provide some benefits. When undiagnosed, dyslexia is particularly damaging to self-esteem and self-concept. Dyslexia in adults may cause slow…