How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
This book is a handy, practical guide to the educational difficulties encountered by children experiencing specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) and how to help them with reading, writing and numeracy. It is aimed at parents of dyslexic children and non-specialist teachers who will have these children in their classes. It is written by two experienced and qualified practitioners.