Build up examples of different ways and strategies for making reasonable adjustments for learners with dyslexia/SpLD across settings under the Equalities Act 2010
Read and work through the information and activities on the web-sites below
Develop links with a literacy specialist in your setting to discuss possible opportunities to work with learners with dyslexia/SpLD.
Explore the following pages to develop your understanding of the sequence of language and literacy development, the differences between receptive and expressive language and phonological awareness and phonological processing.
Read the ‘I Can’ brochure on Speech, Language and Communication Needs and Literacy Difficulties and consider the range of factors that might be affecting language and literacy development in one of your learners.
Use the websites below to learn more about how dyslexia/SpLD can affect the learning of maths
Follow and observe a learner with dyslexia for a lesson(or a day) to begin to identify how dyslexia may affect different aspects of the learning experience inside and outside of the classroom.
Run a CPD session for colleagues to demonstrate and explain the benefits of multisensory teaching methods for learners with dyslexia/SpLD.
Observe a learner with two or more specific learning difficulties to identify the overlap of the different features and their impact.