Written by authors with extensive experience of working with students with dyslexia, this book provides clear guidance and practical strategies for dyslexia-friendly practice for those working with young people aged 14 to 19 and adults in education or work-based training.
Looking at how dyslexia impacts on learning, the authors suggest ways to improve the learning environment and explain how to help students develop the basic skills that will help them to make the transition from study to employment. Building on the latest research and understanding of dyslexia, they also consider overlapping syndromes, emotional and social issues, and funding.
The book includes:
- Visual chapter summaries
- Case studies drawn from practice
- Ideas for dyslexia-friendly written work, and lab and bench work
- International perspectives
- A selection of resources
- Model lesson plans and useful checklists
This is essential reading for those studying dyslexia-focused programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, and is an ideal resource for any dyslexia support professional working in a school, college, university, or adult setting.