Removing Dyslexia as a Barrier to Achievement, 3ed: The Dyslexia Friendly Schools Toolkit$64.95 Softcover
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The authoritative guide to creating and sustaining dyslexia-friendly schools. Offers solutions and advice on responding to individual learning needs plus a working toolkit for creating a dyslexia friendly class or school.
The toolkit is full of practical guidance, empowering ideas and challenging assertions about inclusion. The book is now a first point of reference in over 7,000 schools. It presents many strategies for meeting diverse learning needs and methods for overcoming barriers to learning. These are clearly rooted in good pratice and draws on a wealth of relevant experience.
In this third Edition, Neil discusses how to boost the learning of dyslexic and other SEN pupils. He tackles the tricky subjects of School Improvement through boosting the confidence of SEN learners; building the Inclusion Development Plan into whole school practice; and developing robust dyslexia friendly practices in busy and diverse schools.
Through his work and his writing Neil demonstrates a wholehearted commitment to Achievement for All and a love of a challenge. His practical ideas for inclusion can be adopted by all teachers, no specialist knowledge is required.
Table of Contents
Dyslexia - difficulty or difference
Understanding Dyslexia - removing the barriers.
Creating the feel-good factor
Spelling with a specific difference
Learning styles and preferences - harnessing learning differences
Learning styles and comfort zones - working from inside out
Dyslexia friendly means inclusion friendly - meeting diverse needs in mainstream settings
Dyslexia and revision - learning how to learn
Maths as a specific learning difference
Dyslexia and EAL - mind friendly solutions
The toolkit for the dyslexia friendly classroom
Responding to individual needs through classroom action
The dyslexia friendly classroom in the dyslexia friendly school
Putting it all together - the opportunity to balance the cost.