Teaching Children with Dyslexia is essential reading for any teacher, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator or teaching assistant who wants an insider's account of what dealing successfully with dyslexia entails.
Written by one of the most well-regarded practitioners in the field with over twenty-five years' experience, this book is packed full with photocopiable exercises, activities and recommendations for resources, tests, teaching methods, advice and suggestions for strategies and techniques that are instantly transferable to classroom environments. This essential teaching companion includes chapters on:
how to spot dyslexia
screening and assessment tests
why it does not have to be hell to learn to spell
strategies for success for reluctant writers
meeting the challenge of dyslexia in adolescence.
Written specifically to bolster teachers' confidence and empower them with the key to unlocking literacy problems in their most challenging pupils, this resource book should be on the shelf of every staff room.
1. The really useful guide for parents, teachers and professional when dealing with dyslexia and dyspraxia at home and in pre-school settings 2. Why good home/school partnership promotes better relationships furthering understanding of special educational needs 3. The really useful guide to dealing with dyslexia and dyspraxia at home and in dyslexia friendly schools and classrooms 4. Why does learning to read require explicit teaching? 5. The theory and processes involved in teaching reading suggestions for closing the gaps in reading attainments 6. Why spelling is often a major stumbling block for dyslexic children and what to do about it 7. Strategies for success for writers: tricks of the trade and hints galore to lighten the load for dyslexic and dyspraxic writers