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Supporting Dyslexic Children With Their Learning

The nature of the support required will depend on the specific nature of the difficulties experienced by the dyslexic child. For example, a child with poor sight vocabulary can be helped by regular opportunities to do activities which help them to learn high frequency words: matching pairs; Precision Teaching; specialist software like WordShark; mnemonics; word webs; loci method etc.

It is therefore important to carefully assess the exact difficulties of the child so that gaps in their knowledge, abilities and skills can be mapped out. Completing a Pupil Learning Profile (see assessment resources) can help to identify the student's needs so that effective interventions and support can be put in to place.

Schools can generally support dyslexia by:

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Assessment Resources


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