Project Description

Nurturing Young Minds

Edited by Dr Ramesh Manocha & Gyongyi Horvath
To read the full chapter go to Volume 2, chapter 17, pp. 252-266.


Mark Le Messurier

Counsellor, Adelaide

Mark Le Messurier is a teacher, counsellor, author and presenter. He works in schools and in private practice in Adelaide as a coach to young people, parents and teachers. Mark is the co-author of the What’s the Buzz? social skills/friendship program now assisting children with diverse abilities around the globe. Already in sixty countries, it is currently being rolled out in Chinese schools. He is the author of: Archie’s Big Book of Friendship Adventures, Raising Beaut Kids, Parenting Tough Kids, Teaching Tough Kids and CBT: A how-to guide for successful behaviours.


This chapter will help you to understand the needs our dyslexic children face and how they can be met by parents, teachers and GPs.

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BTN Dyslexia 2014:

Channel 7 ADA Interview about dyslexia (Australian):

Dyslexia: A Hidden Disability:

Sir Richard Branson on dyslexia:

Steven Spielberg discusses his dyslexia for the first time ever:

What is dyslexia? – Kelli Sandman-Hurley:

Manocha, R (Ed), 2017, Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds: Generation Next, Hachette Australia, Sydney.

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