Barrington Stoke – dyslexia publisher offers free homeschooling resources

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Barrington Stoke works with the best writers and illustrators to publish super-readable, accessible books that help every child experience the joy of reading.

“We know that finding the resources for homeschooling can be overwhelming and time-consuming, so we’ve created a pack to help you tackle homeschooling with dyslexic children or young people.

Filled with expert advice, free resources and useful links for parents and carers, we hope this pack can be a helping hand in this difficult time.”

Go to https://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/books/homeschooling-help-for-lockdown/ for your free pack.

You can also now chat with the Barrington Stoke team. They are available online 11am-1pm every weekday to help with any query or offer book recommendations for any reader.

Simply head to their website https://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/ and click chat.

 

Spotlight on Books for Dyslexia – Published by Barrington Stoke

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Barrington Stoke publishes super-readable children’s books that break down barriers that can stop kids getting into reading. The short fiction books bring together the best of children’s authors and illustrators in the UK with a host of unique accessibility features for children who have dyslexia or visual stress.

The books are high-low, which means that the content is appropriate to the actual age of the readers but the text has been edited to suit a lower reading age. The reading ages (RA) are 6, 6.5, 7 and 8, and 8+, and the interest ages (IA) range from 3-5 to teen. These can be found on the back of the books by the barcode.

Here at Wokingham Libraries, we have lots of these excellent books on our shelves. In order for you to find them easily, we have placed blue dots on the spines. Please ask any member of staff for help in locating these books.

We are always adding to our collection. These titles have just come in…

The Ghost Tower by Gillian Cross
Laura Norder, Sheriff of Butts Canyon by Guy Bass