Library Resource Description

Title: Dyslexia Advocate! How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia within the Public Education System
Media Type: Book
Category: Specific Learning Disabilities
Author: Sandman-Hurley, Kelli
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers London and Philadelphia
Most Recent Copyright Date: 2016
Status: Available

Complete Description

This book is a tool for parents trying to negotiate the complex US legal system and advocate for the right educational entitlements for a child with dyslexia. This book demonstrates how to apply the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to the unique requirements of a child with dyslexia. 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 child with dslexia, up to and beyond getting an effective Individual Education Plan (IEP).