Dyslexia... · Education · Parenting · Quality first teaching · Teaching

Dyslexia… Special, additional, individual needs is there a difference?

Special Educational needs, Additional needs or Individual needs? What is the difference? Is there a difference? Do they all mean the same thing? At which point does an individual need become an additional and then a special need? Does the language we use make any difference to our expectations and aspirations for a child or… Continue reading Dyslexia… Special, additional, individual needs is there a difference?

Dyslexia... · Education · Parenting · Quality first teaching · Teaching

Dyslexia… Provision a chosen ignorance.

You ask most classroom teachers what they think of when you say dyslexia and they will generally all say the same things, can’t spell, reverses letters, slow to read and can’t get ideas on to paper, struggles to organise themselves and struggles to retain number patterns. ¬†What do Teachers actually do about in on a… Continue reading Dyslexia… Provision a chosen ignorance.