This practical guide will help busy teachers and learning support staff present the design technology curriculum in a way that will make it accessible to dyslexic pupils and create a more flexible and positive learning environment.
Drawing upon her experience as a designer, teacher and mother of two dyslexic children, and also as a dyslexic learner herself, the author:
dispels myths about the difficulties faced by dyslexic learners
explains the variety of learning difficulties that they experience
highlights the help that they need to access their potential
gives an insight into issues relating to craft and design
offers flexible strategies and solutions that can be used in the classroom or workshop.