How does Dyslexia affect learning?

Auditory Processing: Can be hard to tell the difference between certain sounds, therefore there could be spelling mistakes.

Visual Processing: Text can appear to float around the page. So can be hard to track text when reading. However words and letters could be recognised, just in the wrong order.

Motor Processing: There may be difficulties with handwriting and pronouncing longer words.

Short Term Memory: Can be difficult to remember instructions as well as long sentences.

Support with Dyslexia

Repetition: Use short commands and repeat

Visuals: Use Visuals where possible to support speech and text. If using written text see if the young person requires a coloured overlay and remind them to bring it

Small Groups: Small groups and sometimes individual interaction work best to allow the brain to process information without any background noise

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