Project Details

Overview: 

Information and resources related to teaching adults with dyslexia. Covers topics such as what dyslexia is, how it can be identified, how it can affect people and what support can be put in place by educators.

 

 

Key Points to Note:

  • For adults with dyslexia to succeed and reach their full potential, it is vital for educators and employers to be informed of what dyslexia is, how it can be identified, how it can affect people and what support can be put in place.
  • These resources will help educators and employers understand more about dyslexia and how to teach and work with adults with dyslexia.
  • To get started, watch the Introduction to Dyslexia Resources video.
  • Keep in mind, some teaching and learning resources have supporting resources, including videos and conference presentations.

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TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, What is Dyslexia?

A resource explaining what dyslexia is and what it isn't, how it affects people, and how it can be viewed as a strength.

(PDF, 1.5 MB, 19-pages).

  • 2 December 2016
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Video

Dyslexia, Introduction to Dyslexia Resources

A YouTube video introducing the dyslexia resources to educators.

(YouTube, 7.57 mins, 360p).

  • 20 November 2016
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TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, How Do I Know if My Learner Has Dyslexia?

A resource explaining how dyslexia can be identified.

(PDF, 1.4 MB, 18-pages).

  • 2 December 2016
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TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, How Can I Meet the Needs of Learners with Dyslexia? Part Two

A resource explaining how to meet the social and emotional needs of learners with dyslexia.

(PDF, 2.4 MB, 25-pages).

  • 2 December 2016
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Case study

PRESENTATION | Catering for Adults with Dyslexia in My Course

A NCLANA Symposium presentation exploring the strategies for teaching learners with dyslexia by University of Waikato's Dr Sue Dymock.

(PDF, 1.6 MB, 25-pages).

  • 30 June 2012
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PRESENTATION | Adult Dyslexia

A NCLANA Symposium presentation on the professional development needs of adult literacy educators by Ako Aotearoa's Annette van Lamoen.

(PDF, 1.7 MB, 20-pages).

  • 30 June 2013
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DYSLEXIA BOOK | Dyslexia Decoded

A book on dyslexia prepared for the Tertiary Education Commission by Dr Sue Dymock and Professor Tom Nicholson.

(PDF, 4.6 MB, 148-pages).

  • 30 June 2013
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TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, How Can I Meet the Needs of Learners with Dyslexia? Part One

 A resource explaining how to meet the learning needs of learners with dyslexia.

(PDF, 2.4 MB, 25-pages).

  • 2 December 2016
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SUPPORTING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, Learner Profile

A resource that supports the teaching and learning resource: Dyslexia, How Do I Know if My Learner Has Dyslexia?

(PDF, 355 KB, 1-page).

  • 2 December 2016
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Video

SUPPORTING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, Defining Dyslexia

A video resource that supports the teaching and learning resource: Dyslexia, What is Dyslexia? and the book: Dyslexia Decoded. 

(YouTube, 4.54 mins, 240p).

  • 22 October 2012
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SUPPORTING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, Diagnosing Dyslexia

A video resource that supports the teaching and learning resource: Dyslexia, How Do I Know if My Learner Has Dyslexia? and the book: Dyslexia Decoded. 

(YouTube, 4.05 mins, 240p).

  • 26 October 2012
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SUPPORTING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, A Strategic Approach and Dyslexia

An interactive video resource that supports the teaching and learning resource: Dyslexia, How Can I Meet the Needs of Learners with Dyslexia? Part One.

(YouTube, 3.57 mins, 240p).

  • 29 October 2012
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TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, Tailoring the Instruction and Dyslexia

A video resource explaining how to tailor teaching to adult learners with dyslexia.

(YouTube, 2.14 mins, 240p).

  • 26 October 2012
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Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, Coping with Dyslexia

A video resource explaining how to teach adult learners with dyslexia.

(YouTube, 2.21 mins, 240p).

  • 30 October 2012
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Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, Living with Dyslexia

A video resource featuring adult learner Ryan Sutton explaining his personal experience of living with dyslexia.

(YouTube, 2.28 mins, 240p).

  • 30 October 2012
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Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE | Dyslexia, Multiple Perspectives

A video resource about dyslexia among employees in the workplace.

(YouTube, 2.17 mins, 240p).

  • 30 October 2012
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Tool

DYSLEXIA BOOK | Dyslexia Decoded ePub

A book on dyslexia prepared for the Tertiary Education Commission by Dr Sue Dymock and Professor Tom Nicholson.

(EPUB, 145 MB, 148-pages).

  • 30 June 2013
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