The following books are just a few of many available to help individuals show their true potential.There are differences among us and how we learn. Teachers and parents need to pivot in their approach to help students learn. These books reduce frustration and provide practical techniques to help individuals be successful while building life long learners.
Smart But Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Children Reach Their Potential: by Peg Dawson
Is your student bright and have amazing ability but struggle with executive functioning skills:the ability to focus, set goals and gets things done? This book offers solutions and empowers parents, teachers and students to help them identify strengths and weaknesses while using proven techniques to boost skills and manage everyday life.
Overcoming Dyslexia: by Sally and Jonathon Shaywitz
One in five individuals are dyslexic and this is the most common learning disability regardless of age or gender. This second addition provides the best up to date evidence based research about identifying, understanding and overcoming reading problems. While there is information to help diagnose dyslexia at all ages there are some chapters on finding schools and colleges as well as the co-implication for students with anxiety and ADHD. This is a must read if you have a child with dyslexia-the information provided will allow your child to become a reader and find success.
Play with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide For Teen and Kids: by Lynn Lyons
This book is written by a kid who helps a child understand what anxiety is and helps them cope with it in a very practical way. A child may read this on their own or better yet read with a parent and discuss the ideas in each chapter. Casey the fourteen year old author helps kids and teens externalize and talk to their anxiety which allows them to live with it, feel in control and provide real solutions. This books is a companion books to another title which is meant for parents: Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children.