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British Dyslexia Association

British Dyslexia Association

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AccessApps « AccessApps | TeachApps | LearnApps AccessApps is the original (and still most popular) software collection within EduApps. It consists of over 60 open source and freeware Windows applications which run from a USB stick. AccessApps AccessApps provides a range of solutions to support writing, reading and planning as well as sensory, cognitive and physical difficulties. What Is Dyspraxia Dcd - Talks - dysTalk What to Watch Next Dyslexia, Dyspraxia & Overlapping Learning Difficulties: Amanda Kirby describes the co-occurrence of learning difficulties (also known as comorbidity) and how dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD overlap. She discusses the importance of the whole child approach when assessing if your child has any learning issues. How Parents Can Help Their Child With Dyspraxia: Dr Helen Likierman gives and insight into how parents can help their children to cope with dyspraxia. She gives a view of both what can be done in the early years and the middle years.

Dyslexia & Helping with Reading Difficulty Introduction Our focus is entirely on what is actually stopping each child progress with their reading and spelling. And over the past ten years of testing and researching, we have found that there are seven main causes of reading difficulty, which are listed below. British Dyslexia Association University Disability Officers offer specialist advice about all aspects of support. Dyslexic students should contact their Disability / Student Support Office as soon as they accept a place. 1. Disabled Students Allowances. 2. Helping dyslexic children – Crick Software dyslexia products Clicker (age 4 – 11) Clicker is easily the most widely-used reading and writing tool in the UK for young learners with dyslexia. Its simplicity and flexibility make it highly effective across the primary age range and curriculum. Our pupils are making great progress in their confidence to have a go, their knowledge of strategies to learn spellings and their awareness of how to go about editing their own written work. Kim Connor, St John the Evangelist Primary School

Five apps that can help with dyslexia – DigitalAgenda Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs both had dyslexia, and many science and business leaders are affected. Unsurprising when you know that dyslexia affects one in 10 of us. Myles Pilling looks at five assisted technology apps, mainly free, that can make a difference to dyslexic students of any age. It is estimated that around one in 10 people have dyslexia – a common learning difficulty which can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. But dyslexia can cause more than just spelling difficulties, because it effects a person’s self esteem and self worth. Many dyslexics feel that they are “stupid” or “dumb”, but this is simply not the case.

My Dyslexic Mind - A Newsround Special - CBBC Newsround About one in every 10 children has dyslexia. There's probably somebody in your class with it - but do you know what it is? My Dyslexic Mind explores what dyslexia is and some of the ways it affects children. The show's presented by 12-year-old Ben, who really struggled at school until he found out he had dyslexia. It's a learning disability, which means reading and writing are harder than for other kids.

Dyslexia International ‘Many dyslexics have poor organization and time management skills. These can result in a general disorganization of life and of academic work. Dyslexics find it hard to juggle and keep track of several coursework assignments, or to prioritize these tasks.’

Dyslexia International (Checked September 2016) GraphoGame An evidence-based learning game that helps children learn the basic letters and their sounds. By playing the game, children learn the most typical letter-sound relations in a synthetic-type phonics approach.

Free online courses for teachers Updated September 2016 Coursera ‘MOOC’ A total exceeding 28,000 learners have enrolled in this course. Introductory video Why Entrepreneur Stan Gloss Credits Dyslexia for His Success Stan Gloss, an entrepreneur with dyslexia, launched his first business at age 11. He’s now the cofounder and CEO of BioTeam, a multi-million-dollar company that builds supercomputers to accelerate scientific research. His clients include the National Institutes of Health, Biogen, Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Growing up, Gloss had a tough time in school. We asked him to reflect on his challenges and successes, how his parents advocated for him and why he thinks so many entrepreneurs have dyslexia. 1.

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