Note: First aid for learning disabilities
A site for teachers, parents and professionals about learning disabilities and learning difficulties.
On the site you will find:
- info and tips about learning disabilities,
- free publications (including Map Leerzorg ),
- a library with interesting …
What is dyslexia?
People with dyslexia have difficulty reading and writing. Because something goes wrong in their brains Einstein can just change from a scientist to a farting bartler.
Dyslexia: This is what I have
Louis (13) is sitting in the classroom with a laptop. The computer reads the assignments because Louis has dyslexia.
Take a look at this video how he functions at school.
What is dyslexia ?
Getting started with reading software at school
What is reading software? What are ADISks? Who is eligible to get started? Where are these devices located on the care continuum? Do the students who work with it get their diploma?
This brochure provides answers to numerous questions about reading …
Guidance plan for students with game problems
With this supervision plan the sticordi measures for pupils with game problems are clearly displayed.
Guidance plan for students with dyslexia
With this supervision plan the sticordi measures for pupils with dyslexia are clearly displayed.
Dyslexia: Guidance plan
This supervision plan is used for children with dyslexia. The teacher indicates which health measures he applies for this specific student.
Dyslexia: Action plan
This document can be used as an action plan for children who require additional education care in relation to dyslexia.
The following plan will be discussed in the action plan:
- what is dyslexia;
- student identification data;
- signals for language; …
BLOON: Practice method-independent way of spelling
BLOON is a method-independent program for practicing spelling. Use can be made of existing word lists, but teachers / supervisors can also make their own lists. This allows the substance treated in the classroom to be practiced directly with …
RALFI reading: Reading promotion with informative reading texts
A database of more than 300 motivational and meaningful texts, which contain between 100 and 300 words and are fascinating for children between 8 and 13 years old.
RALFI is a reading program for children who control reading but keep reading too …
Reading with color codes: alternation rows
A bundle with words rows in which the types of sounds are displayed with different colors:
- green (short vowels),
- blue (long vowels),
- yellow (two-tone sounds),
- gray (dull clinker),
A site for people with dyslexia and for people who support people with dyslexia support.
You will find:
- materials to create awareness ,
- an overview of tools that are available in the Netherlands and / or Flanders.
CleverRead: Reading website
This platform helps you to read faster. You practice with your own texts.
Eureka Education offers its reading expertise there. You will find reading tools and information about:
- sliding reading,
- word by word,
- read texts,
- reading techniques.
Voice-typed in Google Docs
Dictate the content of your text document easily, also in Dutch.
In Google Docs you can have your spoken text automatically typed via the menu. Click the Tools menu and then on the microphone.
You can read more tips in the article.
Sprint (Plus): For children, young people and adults with reading and writing problems
Sprint is a handy reader that helps you read and write.
- Through the pleasant reading voice you hear what you write and you notice errors faster.
- Sprint also works directly in your familiar Microsoft Word.
- Sprint can be used in young children to …
ClaroPDF: App for students with exam facilities
The app ClaroPDF can be used to take exams from students with dyslexia on the iPad.
- You can have questions and answers read out (and the speed is adjustable).
- You can work with different languages and voices.
- The app works offline, no …
Spelling coasters: Overview of rules with examples
These memory cards serve to quickly find some spelling rules:
- punctuation marks,
- uppercase and lowercase letters,
- to write or release,
- intermediate letters,
- use of space in a typed text.
Both documents contained two pages. …
Spelling: Rubric list
A bundle in which the most important spellings parts are discussed:
- hear words;
- remember words (egg or ij, au or ou, ....),
- control words (verbs, end letters t or d, ....).
Each page of the syllabus consists of:
- the spelling part;
- a concise …
Reading difficulties: Tracking system
A tracking system to indicate per AVI level which reading difficulty you have already practiced with the student and which reading difficulty has already been mastered.
I hate reading
'I hate reading' is a frequently heard statement in children with dyslexia.
Train hours, questions on tests, manuals, official documents, a nice book and more. If you can not read fluently enough, the world becomes a lot harder.
Can learning to read be enjoyable?
This collection provides parents with ideas to stimulate the reading pleasure of their children. A booklet full of tips in connection with starting literacy and reading pleasure.
Flemish and Dutch children read well, but against their will. This is …
B or d: Help card
This is a visual tool to help children who confuse the 'b' and 'd'.
Use is made of the fists to visualize the letters.
Products Sensotec: Tools for students with specific educational needs
Sensotec offers reading software and other products that are recognized by the government as reasonable adjustments for children with dyslexia, dyscalculia and low vision. The products are also useful in many cases for children with ADHD and ASD, …
ICT as a tool for students with learning disabilities
The school in this case study has been integrating laptops in all classes and subjects for students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia and dyspraxia for more than ten years. The practical example shows that a well-considered use of …
ICTworkshops: Supporting exercises for students with dyslexia
This free site includes online reading exercises and spelling exercises especially for students with dyslexia.
The students can also listen to the clues. You can choose between seven different levels and 27 exercises from the categories:…
Dyslexia software! And now? : Source of inspiration for use
For students with stubborn reading, spelling and / or writing problems, ICT tools are a big step forward to follow in the classroom.
Nevertheless, teachers, management and parents are asking questions about computer assistance.
- Can the student …
Listening library: Listening books and braille books
Listening point is the Flemish public library for persons with reading restrictions.
Blind people, persons with dyslexia, MS and aphasia patients may be at Listen. In short, to anyone who does not read or can read plain printed books, they deliver …