Big Book of Dyslexia Activities for Kids and Teens: 100+ Creative, Fun, Multi-sensory and Inclusive Ideas for Successful Learning

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Gavin Reid, Nick Guise, Jennie Guise

  • Big Book of Dyslexia Activities for Kids and Teens

320 pages
2018
ISBN: 9781785923777

Packed with fun, creative and multi-sensory activities, Big Book of Dyslexia Activities for Kids and Teens will help children and teenagers with dyslexia become successful learners across the curriculum. The authors provide over one hundred tried-and-tested fun and imaginative activities and ideas to unlock the learning of children and teenagers with dyslexia in creative ways. The book is split into parts addressing literacy, numeracy, learning and cross curricular subjects. With fun activities like 'Spelling Ping-Pong' and 'Class Got Talent', it focuses on key skills such as listening, memory, spelling, writing and key board skills. Each activity includes a 'red herring' that will keep dyslexic children and teenagers entertained, extending them in interesting ways that will appeal to those who think outside of the box. Brimming with imaginative ideas, The Big Book of Dyslexia Activities is an essential toolkit for any teacher or parent working with children and young people with dyslexia.

"A wonderful resource full of engaging and user-friendly activities cleverly combined with clear explanations to further our understanding of the learning strengths and needs of our young people with Dyslexia. The authors' advocacy for a fun, multi-sensory and scaffolded approach is beneficial for every student and encourages inclusivity. A very valuable book for all educators striving to provide creative and successful learning experiences for our children."
- Mandy Appleyard, Principal Teacher & Educational Consultant, Fun Track Learning Centre - Perth, Western Australia

"The authors of this new book have a wealth of practical experience and theoretical knowledge about dyslexia. They have drawn on this to provide an excellent treasury of well-theorised, tried and tested resources that will enable teachers and other educators in schools, and families at home, to support dyslexic young people in ways that will engage their interest, re-motivate the disengaged and enable them to make real sustained progress in their literacy learning"
- Janice Wearmouth, Professor of Education, University of Bedfordshire

"With practical ideas for classroom educators and interventionists, The Big Book of Dyslexia Activities is filled with ready to implement ideas that stretch beyond basic activities into extensions, allowing easy differentiation for diverse learning needs. This book is a must-have resource for all teachers."
- Corey Zylstra, M. Ed., International OG/MSL Teacher Trainer and Executive Director of REACH OG Learning Centres, Canada

"This book is packed with practical ideas to enhance pupils’ literacy and learning. Teachers could easily adapt these fun and engaging activities for teaching smaller groups or a whole class. Every task offers active learning opportunities to benefit all learners, not just those identified as dyslexic."
- Fiona Keir, Head of Support for Learning, ESMS Junior School, Edinburgh