Students with undiagnosed learning difficulties such as dyslexia are at a higher risk for depression and suicidal tendencies. Why is this fact often overlooked? Read the following article by educator Faith Borkoswky, author of Failing Students or Failing Schools? A Parent’s Guide to Reading Instruction and Intervention as she raises some interesting questions based on research studies.
For a thorough discussion of the social and emotional support children with dyslexia require, read my award-winning book, Raising a Child with Dyslexia: What Every Parent Needs to Know, available in softcover, hardcover, eBook, and audio.
Cardboard Box Adventures picture books are great for shared reading and can help parents establish a strong preliteracy foundation for their children. Check out the CBA Catalog for a full list of award-winning picture books, chapter books, and resources for parents and educators. Visit my Don M. Winn Amazon author page for more information.