A Page for Teachers
Here we have a number of resources for teachers who are working with a dyslexic learner. We are certainly no the only place to come for help, but we do hope these ideas are useful.
Dyslexic Font --
OpenDyslexic is a typeface designed to overcome some common struggles dyslexics face with reading text. The letters are designed to help distinguish the difference letters. This is a free download from OpenDyslexic.org. Check it out: https://www.opendyslexic.org/
Many 504 Plans and IEPs come with specific ways to help a particular student. However, in the midst of planning the perfect lesson, it can be easy to forget to include the proper tools for dyslexic learners to show their knowledge. Here are content specific ideas for any classroom. Note that ideas for accommodations for foreign language classes are not listed. The IDA recommends that dyslexic students take American Sign Language for their required foreign language requirement in high school.
Class: Spelling, Literacy, Literature, Language
Class: History, Social Studies, Humanities