- Subject index
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.
Chapter 4: Dyslexia-Friendly Written Work
Dyslexia-Friendly Written Work
Scholarship and Written Exposition
Regardless of vocational or professional requirements, much of the knowledge conveyed in FE and HE programmes relies on written work to provide evidence of attainment. Although scientific and mathematical disciplines have requirements of their own, written work is still expected. Assessment, too, most frequently relies upon written exposition.
A considerable premium may be placed upon spelling as a signifier of good quality in written work. A whole range of academic opinion on this subject may be found, ...