Improve your skills and discover the strengths of your dyslexia—strategies and exercises for adults
Dyslexia is a continuous, lifelong journey—one that asks you to adapt and grow every day. The Dyslexia Workbook for Adults offers practical tools, techniques, and activities to help you improve your literacy skills, boost your self-esteem, and use your dyslexia as an advantage.
Gain a sense of empowerment and a greater appreciation for the positive aspects of dyslexia with exercises designed to improve upon the strengths inherent in dyslexic patterns of thinking. Explore specific strategies for targeting problems that adults with dyslexia experience with spelling, reading, writing, memorization, organization, and other executive functioning skills. You’ll come to see your dyslexia as a gift and an important part of you.
The Dyslexia Workbook for Adults includes:
- Intro to dyslexia—Learn more about dyslexia and how it impacts adults, and take an assessment of your own experience with the characteristics of dyslexia.
- Coping strategies—Build resilience to dyslexia-specific stressors in your personal life and the workplace with actionable coping techniques.
- Dyslexia in action—Read real-life scenarios that depict people with dyslexia using a variety of strategies and employing their strengths to overcome challenges and thrive.
Build greater confidence and stronger literacy skills with evidence-based tools and exercises for adults with dyslexia.
About the author
DR. GAVIN REID is an international psychologist and author who has written more than 30 books in the field of dyslexia and learning. Dr. Reid is passionate about helping to achieve equal opportunities for those with dyslexia and is a strong advocate of the strengths and positive aspects of dyslexia. He resides in Vancouver, Canada.
“A brilliant must-read book for adults with dyslexia with tons of practical activities on literacy, organization, work and life planning, creativity, and executive functions. Gavin's positive outlook and his personal history and experience on dyslexia along with his clear writing style and the practical nature of the contents of this workbook make for a superb essential read for adults with dyslexia around the world!” —Gad Elbeheri, Author
“As a severe dyslexic myself, I have met up with many people around the world who suffer from dyslexia and wish to do something about it where possible. In my opinion, there is no one who is more capable at successfully helping them than Dr. Gavin Reid. In the field of dyslexia, he is by far the best communicator, and he helps dyslexic sufferers develop their skills to give them quality of life. Gavin Reid is the master in this field.” —Sir Jackie Stewart, OBE, Founder of Race Against Dementia
“Are you an adult who struggles with dyslexia? If so, you now have welcome answers and support in The Dyslexia Workbook for Adults. In this much-needed resource, learning differences expert Dr. Gavin Reid outlines hands-on exercises that will guide you in how to better understand your learning needs, strengthen your skills, and celebrate your strengths.” —Charles W. Haynes, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, Professor in Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, MGH Institute of Health Professions
“This excellent resource will give the reader the sense that he or she is now empowered to progress steadily and independently toward resolving what will have been a lifelong barrier to successful function. It is a journey users will be able to make at their own pace, with a clear understanding at each stage of exactly where in the journey they are, and what remains to be done. I recommend it for both individual users and for any organization that is involved in supporting dyslexic individuals in any way.” —Dr. Charles Weedon, Teacher, Psychologist, and Educational Assessment Author