• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

The first guide of its kind written specifically for trainee and newly qualified teachers, this standards-based text explores the needs of dyslexic learners in mainstream secondary schools. In light of the current dyslexia-friendly schools initiative, it looks at organisational-level support for dyslexic children, together with pragmatic strategies which teachers can use to support children's cross-curricular learning. Further, it includes case studies and practical tasks to build readers' confidence in supporting Specific Learning Difficulties, as well as a range of coping strategies and practical advice, based upon the authors' experience of working with dyslexic learners in different contexts over many years.

Working with Number and Mathematics
Working with number and mathematics

This chapter looks at mathematics and numeracy in relation to the dyslexic learner. It is divided into two sections. The first section seeks to develop your understanding of the dyslexic learner in relation to numeracy. It defines the difference between dyslexia and the less well understood SpLDs of dyscalculia ...

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