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The Dyslexia-Friendly Teacher’s Toolkit

by Barbara Pavey, Margaret Meehan & Sarah Davis

Item: 9781446207086

Ages: 3 to 18 years

Format: softcover

Pages: 128

In this toolkit the authors provide you with the foundations for making your setting and your teaching style dyslexia-friendly. There is a general overview of the principles and practices required, and what the dyslexia-aware teacher needs to bear in mind.

Chapters cover:

  • understanding learners with dyslexia
  • dyslexia and phonics
  • dyslexia and English as an Additional Language
  • dyslexia and mathematics
  • dyslexia and science
  • dyslexia and creativity

Each chapter includes visual chapter overviews, tried and tested strategies for the classroom and the whole school, using technology to help learners, case studies from practice, children’s voices and sources of further information. The book offers you ideas and advice, and will ensure you feel confident you are doing the right things to help overcome barriers to learning.

“This book is a really practical, hands-on guide packed woth a wealth of advice on strategies and “things to try” reflecting the authors’ extensive experience. If you want to make effective, inclusive dyslexia-friendly classrooms a reality rather than an aspiration, this book is for you.”
- Dr John P. Rack, Head of Research and Development, Dyslexia Action

“Great book for supporting learners. Useful for one to one support and class support.”
- Miss Kayleigh Robinson, Care and earlyyears, Daventry UTC

“Recommend to all staff for CPD.”
- Mrs Theresa Rowland, Teacher Training, Adult Education Centre

“This book is very useful and full of lots of practical advice for helping students with dyslexia. A really useful book.”
- Miss Sarah Coulson Care, Sport and Leisure, Tyne Metropolitan College

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