Dyslexia in the Digital Age

Dyslexia in the Digital Age

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Dyslexia is a complex condition, and every dyslexic needs a different solution. Technology is not that solution, but a part of the process to minimise the impact of dyslexia on individuals and to assist with the difficulties they face in everyday situations, so that they can demonstrate their potential in school or at work. This book takes the reader back to basics, from understanding the needs of the dyslexic individual to getting the most from available technology. It does this by providing frameworks from theoretical perspectives and following this through to practical implementation, including reviews of the most common types of software. There is plenty of practical advice on how to support dyslexic individuals using technology, including how to get the most out of what is available. It highlights state of the art technology, and suggests what more still needs to be done to make this technology truly enabling for all dyslexics.This is where dyslexic individuals can use their creative skills and their strengths in basic knowledge to overcome their writing ... dyslexic students can map out ideas with keywords and pictures that can often convey as much as a long essay.

Title:Dyslexia in the Digital Age
Author:Ian Smythe
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2010-01-27


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