- Davis, Ron, 1997. The Gift of Dyslexia, Perigee.
An unusual (but compelling) perspective on the neurological visual processing that may account for the speed and scope with which many people with dyslexia think.
- Dowrick, Peter, 2005. Specific Learning Disabilities Information and Advice for Parents, SPELD NZ.
An essential handbook with a specific context for dyslexia in New Zealand. Available from SPELD NZ.
- Hornsby, Dr. Bevé, 1987. Overcoming Dyslexia.
A cogent and user-friendly text by an experienced practitioner for both parent and teachers.
- Pheloung, Barbara. Overcoming Learning Disabilities, Tortoiseshell Press.
An Australian authority, this focuses on the role of movement in learning, tackling the cerebellar processing aspect of dyslexia.
- Pollock, Joy and Walker, Elizabeth, 1994. Day to Day Dyslexia in the Classroom, Routledge.
One of a few texts that offer best practice strategies for mainstreamed classroom practitioners with students with dyslexia.
- Reid, Gavin, 2003. Dyslexia: A Practitioner's Handbook, USA, John Wiley & Son.
The Bible in 'Dyslexia World.' This shows the 3 neurological pathways of dyslexia in academic language and with robust research. Not for the faint-hearted.
- Nicholson, Tom, 2005. Phonics Handbook, U.K., Whurr Publishers.
Written by a strong Kiwi campaigner for a phonological approach for auditory dyslexia, based at Massey University, this is a well-respected step-by-step book for teaching.
- Shaywitz, Sally E, 2005. Overcoming Dyslexia, A New and Complete Science Based Programme for Reading Problems at any Level, USA, Vintage Books.
This American practitioner focuses on the neurobiological structures that are used in connecting sounds and letters to remediate dyslexia.
- Wells, Lois, 2004. I'm Not Stupid, Lazy or Dumb: Aspects of Specific Learning Disabilities.
Written by a leading NZ SPELD tutor, this book is another essential text for anyone interested in or affected by dyslexia. Only available through SPELD NZ.