Dyslexia and Design & Technology

Dyslexia and Design & Technology

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This practical guide will help busy teachers and learning support staff present the design technology curriculum in a way that will make it accessible to dyslexic pupils and create a more flexible and positive learning environment. Drawing upon her experience as a designer, teacher and mother of two dyslexic children, and also as a dyslexic learner herself, the author: dispels myths about the difficulties faced by dyslexic learners explains the variety of learning difficulties that they experience highlights the help that they need to access their potential gives an insight into issues relating to craft and design offers flexible strategies and solutions that can be used in the classroom or workshop.a#39;In some art colleges almost a third of the student population are dyslexic and this has considerable implications for ... In one standard grade Craft and Design class there were five diagnosed dyslexic pupils, which represented 25 per cent ... When a comparison was made of the support given in Art, it was found that there was greater support given to these pupils who required it when writing their essays.

Title:Dyslexia and Design & Technology
Author:Frances Ranaldi
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-02-01


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