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[*] Post 380283 posted on 17-6-2009 at 19:34 Reply With Quote
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This company started out aiming mostly for the dyslexia market and so all their books are grown up themes with larger text size, off white paper to cut out glare and double spacing between lines. The vocabulary is geared to teens/adults who have a reading age of 7 or 8 or 9 depending on the group of books you select from.

I use them with teens who are reluctant readers and I was talking to a 6th year pupil today who said he was so relieved to see books which had the look of an adult book without making everything swim in front of his eyes. Boys who won't pick up regular books can't put these down.

There are primary level books as well.
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[*] Post 380284 posted on 17-6-2009 at 20:11 Reply With Quote


Got to be good. I wish my kids would have taken to reading. Both me and the Mrs are big readers. We also read a lot,
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[*] Post 380287 posted on 17-6-2009 at 21:32 Reply With Quote


Reading is everything, I have always been an avid reader, yet when I was growing up the only reading matter in the house was the daily paper, mothers cook books and a large family bible.


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