Children with Dyslexia: Research Responds to Frequently Asked Questions
Abadiano, Helen R., New England Reading Association Journal
But Mr. Falker caught her arm and sank to his knees in front of her. "You poor baby," he said. "You think you're dumb, don't you? How awful for you to be so lonely and afraid."
"But, little one, don't you understand, you don't see letters or numbers the way other people do. And you've gotten through school all this time, and fooled many, many good teachers!" He smiled at her. "That took cunning, and smartness, and such, such bravery."
Then he stood up and finished washing the board. "We're going to change all that, girl. You're going to read-I promise you that."
(Excerpt from Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco)
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Publication information: Article title: Children with Dyslexia: Research Responds to Frequently Asked Questions. Contributors: Abadiano, Helen R. - Author. Journal title: New England Reading Association Journal. Volume: 37. Issue: 3 Publication date: January 1, 2001. Page number: 41+. © New England Reading Association 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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