Introduction. 1. Alternative Therapies. 2. Identifying Learning Difficulties. 3. Hearing. 4. Bodyworks. 5. Developmental Delay. 6. Vision. 7. Nutrition and Health. 8. The Power of Touch. 9. Holistic Healing. 10. Therapies of the Future. 11. Bioenergy Therapies. 12. Stress Management. Conclusion. Resources. Useful Addresses. List of Contributors. Index.
The complete guide to exploring alternative therapy approaches to dyslexia and related difficulties
Maria Chivers is the Founder of the Swindon Dyslexia Centre. She writes and lectures on dyslexia and her book Practical Strategies for Living with Dyslexia was published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in 2001. She has two sons, both of whom have dyslexia. Maria lives in Wiltshire, UK.
This book will be informative and helpful to those involved with
dyslexic children... This book informs and will help parents to
make these decisions. -- British Dyslexia Association (BDA),
Tests for dyslexia available for children from the age of 4:5 years are discussed. Many dyslexics also have ear and eye problems that go undetected. The book lists possible remedies available such as tinted glasses, nutritional supplements, exercise, multi-sensory teaching methods and NLP and provides useful contact addresses and further reading leads. -- The Teacher Trainer