Dyslexia resources

Explore Ako Aotearoa's resources designed to support tertiary educators meet their dyslexic learners' needs. 

Ako Aotearoa adult literacy and numeracy resources

Information and resources related to teaching adults with dyslexia. The resources cover 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.

A good place to start is this short video introducing our dyslexia resources.

Ako Aotearoa research projects

Research projects supported by Ako Aotearoa that have a focus on dyslexia.

More about the DFQM accreditation process

Listen to Ako's Annette van Lamoen discuss the DFQM on RNZ National (17 September, 2021).

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Dyslexia What is dyslexia


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).

Intro to the dyslexia resources video image


Dyslexia, Introduction to Dyslexia Resources

A YouTube video introducing the dyslexia resources to educators.

(YouTube, 7.57 mins, 360p).

Dyslexia Decoded


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).