Information and Inspiration For The Supporters Of Dyslexic Learners
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In May, I reviewed the C-Pen from Scanning Pens. Are you a user of the C-Pen or have a child using the C-Pen? I want you to tell me what you think of it for supporting literacy skills. Please complete my survey.
The British Dyslexia Association is holding ‘Parent Pop Up’ roadshow events across the UK, uniting parents of dyslexic children. This article talks about the latest one that was held in Pudsey (Leeds) UK and how you as a parent can sign up for the next events.
Processing language is a key challenge with dyslexia. It seems ironic then that for most of us who are trying to understand more about dyslexia, we have to understand the jargon that comes with it. Dr Sue Wilkinson has written a great article that explains some of the aspects of dyslexia.
If we are to help our children and young people to be the best that they can be despite the challenges of being dyslexic, then we need to be able to boost their self-esteem. How do we do that? Find out more. Please share this article.
We are looking for pupils and students who have dyslexia to complete our survey about how they feel about being a student with dyslexia especially with their self-esteem. Please complete our survey ONLY if you are a student aged between 11 and 21. Please share this article. Thanks.
On June 8th 2019, parents and specialist teachers came together to discover the latest information and resources related to Special Educational Needs. Open this article to find out what happened and be one of the first to be told when the SEN Jigsaw 2020 will be taking place.
What are the challenges in providing differentiated learning in a KS2 classroom? Some teachers tell us what they think about how hard it can be to help everyone in the class learn effectively. Read on and download some free resources that help you as a teacher provide great materials that support your differentiated teaching strategies.
Children, young people and adults with dyslexia will experience challenges with reading to a greater or lesser extent. In this article I will be exploring a piece of technology that could make that experience easier and that also saves schools money. Read this article to find out more.
When being a student we can be so overwhelmed with the amount of work that is required of us that we perhaps struggle to identify the study skills challenges that we are experiencing thus missing out on essential support that could really make a difference to our lives especially when we have a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia.
Under-graduates reading this post will find some great tips for understanding what is happening for them and finding out what they can do to get support.
With school budgets getting tighter and tighter impacting on the level of support being made available for dyslexic students, it is about time that there is some good news. In this article, I will show you how teachers and parents can put a case together to argue that in providing support with assistive technology, a student not only benefits in terms of attainment but the school also saves money. Maybe the unlawful ‘not enough funds’ response is a thing of the past!
There is a wealth of useful content available for Dyslexic students who want to continue to educate themselves on how dyslexia affects studying. For undergraduates where there is access to the Disabled Students Allowance and assistive technology, suppliers of software are taking a more supportive approach to their marketing by sharing meaningful information that helps. One company in particular is notetaking company, Sonocent who share useful content via their blog.
This article will explore the transition for dyslexic students studying science when they move from KS3 to KS4 and what teachers could do to help them with that transition. Download a copy of “Tips For Teachers” on how to support dyslexic learners.
A lovely account of how a mother helped her dyslexic son to thrive in education despite the usual challenges. Liz goes on to talk about what strategies she used to help her son. Strategies that you could use too.
We are getting close to SAT’s season and our year 6 students will be anticipating their tests. With 10% of our population being dyslexic, it is a pretty sure bet that many of our students will be feeling levels of anxiety and fear as to what the SAT’s will reveal. This article will explore what can be done to support our younger dyslexic learners at this stressful time.