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.
Who is This Book for?
Whether or not concepts and theories of dyslexia are challenged by critics, it remains important to meet the learning needs of students in further and higher education (FE and HE respectively). This requirement extends beyond the domain of specialist support; it is a responsibility for all members of staff in all institutions. The challenges set by the government mean that there will be more learners being identified as experiencing dyslexia. This book is written not only for educators who are already knowledgeable in this area but also for regular practitioners who want to understand more about dyslexia in order to improve their practice, to help their students to achieve satisfactory outcomes, and to make sure that students' expectations, requirements and ...