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The Dyslexia-Friendly Primary School

The Dyslexia-Friendly Primary School
A Practical Guide for Teachers

  • Barbara Pavey - Lecturer in Higher Education, Training Dyslexia Specialists in the North of England

August 2007 | 120 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Is your school dyslexia-friendly?

Beginning with a look at understanding dyslexia, The Dyslexia-Friendly Primary School shows you how to involve an entire school to achieve a dyslexia-friendly environment. You will be able to:

  • Use an audit tool to discover how your school can improve its environment
  • Look at examples of successful dyslexia-friendly initiatives
  • Find information on funding and resources

This book offers teachers, lead teachers, SENCOs, student teachers and literacy coordinators a step-by-step guide to creating a whole-school environment that supports students with dyslexia.

Understanding Dyslexia
The Dyslexia-Friendly Initiative
Funding and Resources
Policies, Principles, Practices and Processes
The Family View
How Dyslexia-Friendly Is My Primary School?
The Way Forward

'This excellent book shows you how to involve the whole school in order to create a dyslexia-friendly environment. Highly recommended' - Dyslexia Teacher

`Anyone involved in LA-based or school-focused dyslexia-friendly development work will regard this as a 'must-have' resource, and this will include many advisory teachers and SENCOS' - SENCO Update

Clare and well-set out. An excellent resource for teachers, TAs and parents.

Mrs Irene Scott
Faculty , Chester University
June 11, 2013

Excellent text not only for teachers but also for LSAs and other adults working with children with dyslexia.

Mrs Nanna Ryder
Education Studies and Social Inclusion, Trinity College Carmarthen
August 9, 2011

This is very clear and supportive and will be of great value to student teachers and practising teachers

Ms Karen Tulloch
Education , St Mary's University College
June 27, 2011

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter One PDF

Barbara Pavey

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