A Dr. Spot Casebook Brian Has Dyslexia by Jenny Leigh
  

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A Dr. Spot Casebook Brian Has Dyslexia by Jenny Leigh

Dr Spot's Casebooks is a series of simple stories for children aged 4-7. Each story is about a different animal character (for example Franklin, the Frog or Charlie, the Cheetah) and deals with a different medical or behavioural condition, for example measles or ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). In the books, Dr Spot the leopard doctor describes each condition in the context of the story and shows how it can be treated or handled. The stories are intended to be informative and reassuring, not only for children but also for parents/carers, for whom special parents' pages are included at the back of the books. These pages contain full information on symptoms, causes and action to be taken, including when to call in a doctor. In this title, Brian Bear thinks he's stupid because he makes mistakes with his letters and words and can't tell his right from his left. But Dr Spot and a specialist teacher help him understand that there is nothing 'wrong' with him - he just has dyslexia. Soon, Brian is back on top form.

About the Author

Jenny Leigh works in the healthcare communications business in London. She is a gifted story-teller and believes passionately in the power of stories to help children cope with illnesses and difficult social and personal issues.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Jenny Leigh
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Publisher

Red Kite Books an imprint of Haldane Mason Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2004

ISBN

9781902463544


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