This page contains worksheets, flashcards,
links and other educational resources to support children with dyslexia.
The word 'dyslexia' in Greek means 'bad',
'pertaining to words'. Dyslexia is a malfunction of the brain's
ability to interpret sensory information. It is popularly known as
'word blindness'. Indications of dyslexia in children include:
Difficulty with reading and spelling.
Reversal of numbers and letters.
Difficulty remembering the alphabet,
multiplication tables, etc.
Confusion with letters such as 'b' and 'd' or
words such as 'saw' and 'was' or 'no' and 'on'.
Difficulty with left and right.
Difficulty ordering events.
Poor sense of direction.
Lack of self confidence.
Special Educational Needs Book
Activities for Including Children with Language Difficulties and
Dyslexia (Special Needs in the Primary Years)
Authors: Hannah Mortimer, Eileen Jones
Synopsis: Recognising and understanding
children's special needs can be tricky. Accommodate children's varying
requirements in everyday teaching with inclusive activities to develop
the children's skills across the curriculum. Covers all areas of
Special Educational Needs. Practical ideas for everyday use. Ideas for
working with parents and outside agencies. Ideas for inclusion and
differentiation. Photocopiable activities included.
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Last Updated: 30th January