Dyslexia Advocate!: How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia Within the Public Education System (Paperback)

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This 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 getting an effective Individual Education Plan (IEP).

Dyslexia Advocate is an invaluable tool for parents trying to negotiate a complex legal system in order to get the best outcome for their child. It is an essential guide for anyone who is considering acting as an advocate for a child with dyslexia.

About the Author


Kelli Sandman-Hurley is the co-founder of the Dyslexia Training Institute, which provides education and certification to parents and professionals on how to manage dyslexia and the legal system around it. Based in San Diego, Kelli is also an adjunct professor of reading and a board member of the Southern California Library Literacy Network.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781849057370
ISBN-10: 1849057370
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: March 21st, 2016
Pages: 200
Language: English