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Dyslexia-Friendly Teacher's Toolkit: Strategies for Teaching Students 3-18

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Barbara Pavey, Margaret Meehan, Sarah Davis

  • Dyslexia-Friendly Teacher's Toolkit

128 pages
Interest Age: 3 to 18
ISBN: 9781446207086

In the Dyslexia-Friendly Teacher's Toolkit, the authors provide you with the foundations for making your setting and your teaching style dyslexia-friendly. There is a general overview of the principles and practices required, and what the dyslexia-aware teacher needs to bear in mind.

Chapters cover:

  • understanding learners with dyslexia;
  • dyslexia and phonics;
  • dyslexia and English as an Additional Language;
  • dyslexia and mathematics;
  • dyslexia and science;
  • dyslexia and creativity.

Each chapter includes visual chapter overviews, tried and tested strategies for the classroom and the whole school, using technology to help learners, case studies from practice, children’s voices and sources of further information. The book offers you ideas and advice, and will ensure you feel confident you are doing the right things to help overcome barriers to learning.

Table of Contents


Understanding Learners with Dyslexia Barbara Pavey

Supporting Learning Barbara Pavey

Dyslexia and Phonics Sarah Davis

Dyslexia and English as an Additional Language Barbara Pavey

Reading, Writing and Spelling Sarah Davis

Dyslexia and Mathematics Margaret Meehan

Dyslexia and Science Margaret Meehan

Dyslexia and Creativity Barbara Pavey

Appendix 1: A Dyslexia-friendly School-a practitioner's guide


"This book is a really practical, hands-on guide packed with a wealth of advice on strategies and 'things to try' reflecting the authors' extensive experience. If you want to make effective, inclusive dyslexia friendly classrooms a reality rather than an aspiration, this book is for you."
- Dr John P Rack, Head of Research and Development, Dyslexia Action

"An excellent resource for practitioners and for delivering CPD. Very practical, good ideas and each chapter provides the children’s voices too."
- Mrs Irene Scott, Faculty of Education, Chester University