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Utilizing the collective understanding derived from scores of his successfully treated and presented dyslexic patients - typical of over 35,000 highly informative others, a world renowned neuropsychiatric pioneer provides readers with the first and only comprehensive solution to the century-old riddles and misconceptions characterizing this previously misunderstood disorde

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Paperback, 488 pages
Published June 24th 2008 by Stonebridge Publishing, Ltd. (first published 2008)
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Jil Macmenamin
Aug 06, 2011 Jil Macmenamin rated it it was amazing
After I finished this book I cried - well I cried all through it. Someone finally understood what it takes for me to learn. This book is well loved and referenced often.
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For those concerned with or wondering about the inner workings of dyslexia and its many indicative symptoms, you can find no better book.

For someone like me, who has little familiarity or experience with the disease, neither through family nor friends, nor otherwise, I had the conception going into it that I was going to, as the title implies, 'feel dumb', since most medical texts are over my head with their thesaurus-drowned wordin
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Tami
Nov 09, 2009 Tami rated it really liked it
Smart but Feeling Dumb is an updated version of a book originally published in 1984. Although I have not read the original copy, the author states that his work and treatment methods have changed very little in the thirty years. In this way, the book merely serves to reinforce his method through presentation of a variety of case studies.

Interestingly, the definition of dyslexia presented in this book is quite different than commonly seen. In this case, dyslexia is expanded to include a variety
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Loretta
Oct 21, 2013 Loretta rated it it was amazing
One of my friends recommended Smart But Feeling Dumb to me. It provides me with understanding of the world dyslexics are in and enables me to help my friends with dyslexia. No matter whether or not this book solves all of the riddles of dyslexia, it really gives hope and encouragement to those 'smart but feeling dumb' people.
Lauren
Oct 21, 2013 Lauren rated it it was amazing
A informative book that made me understand the world of dyslexia. Really helpful to whose who suffered dyslexia for years and kept blaming themselves.
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