This book is an important resource for all primary trainees. It provides an explanation of what dyslexia is and how it affects a child's learning, suggests simple activities which can be used to screen children ready for referral and outlines some easy-to-follow activities addressing different learning styles. It is full of practical suggestions on how to teach reading, spelling and mathematics, develop writing and help with classroom organisation for children displaying difficulties in these areas. The Primary National Strategy is considered throughout and clear links are made to the Professional Standards for the Award of QTS.
What is dyslexia? Causes and consequences
Identifying dyslexia-some practical strategies
Working with teaching assistants
Teaching spelling-games and activities
Teaching writing skills
Teaching reading: games and activities
Mathematics and dyslexia