Redbridge SERC

Dyslexia

Description

  • 'Dyslexia' comes from the Greek term meaning 'difficulty' and lexis meaning 'language'.
  • Dyslexia is a learning difference to do with the way language is processed.
  • Dyslexic pupils are slower at processing auditory and visual information.
  • A student's phonology can be different, causing sounds being missed or confused, which leads to problems with reading and writing.
  • Dyslexia can create the ability to think in multi- dimensions.
  • Dyslexia can affect motor skills and the processing, memorising and organisation of information.

Fact sheets

Training / Help

Contact the following services for further help and support:

  • Hatton Outreach
  • S.E.R.C for advice
  • Educational Pyschology

Lesson Resources

Top App’s to support Dyslexia and Literacy Acquisition

Here is a current list of app's we recommend to support students who have Dyslexia and difficulty with literacy acquisition.

Learning Aids

Playing card holder

Playing card holder

Available from: Card holder

Make holding cards easy for little hands with our Circular Card Holders. Spring-loaded rotating wheels make card insertion easy. Once loaded with a card stack, rotate the wheel and the cards fan out. Ideal for any card activity.  Also…

Illustrations

Stickman Communication

Stickman Communication

Stickman Communications create brilliantly simple cards to help communicate a variety of conditions/ disabilities. They currently cover; * ASD * Sensory overload * Allergies  * Medical conditions  * Bowel and bladder conditions * Hypermobility and EDS * Migraine * Seizures * POTS /SVT * Visual impairment * Mental Health *…
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Source: http://stickmancommunications.co.uk/epages/747384.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/747384/Categories/topics

Frequently Asked Questions

Family Resources

SNAP Essex Charity

Phone: 
01277 211300
Email: 
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Website: 
http://www.snapcharity.org/
Description

SNAP charity is based in Essex. They have a really comprehensive resource library - books, toys, computer items. 

If you contact them, they will send you a directory of items they have in stock.

Being dyslexic- Advice for Parents/ Guardians

Website: 
http://www.beingdyslexic.co.uk/pages/information/parents-guardians.php
Description

Being Dyslexic website has a section offering good clear advice relating to how you can support your dyslexic child.

It deals with issues such as;

  • Should I have my child assessed?
  • Basic support is not working - What is next?
  • Educational Psychologist Assessment Test
  • How to help your child in everyday life
  • Exam arrangements