This is in fact the farthest explanation from the truth. Hallahan and Kaufman define dyslexia as an impairment in the ability to read p.
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Rote memorization is definitely not one of those methods! When I peruse the Internet for sight word teaching ideas, I am shocked at how few sight word study methods are really effective for the dyslexic learning style.
No amount of viewing flash cards or filling in work sheets is going to help! The method that I am about to show you is a great example of multi sensory teaching. How to Teach Sight Words to Kids With Dyslexia First I will explain the method in detail and then I have included a short video with my 7-year old son, Ben, demonstrating how we study sight words at home.
I should note that until we discovered this method with many thanks to my teachers at the Dyslexia Training Institute Ben was unable to learn any sight words even after many weeks of effort.
Once we started this method, he not only learned his sight words easily, he enjoyed learning them as well!
Write the sight word on a flash card. Have the child read the word. Trace each letter on the card with the back of a pencil or pen, saying the name of each letter as you do. Then say the whole word while underlining it. Do this 2 times. Trace the word on the table using your finger.
Like step 2, say each letter as you write it and then say the whole word while underlining it. You can have your child turn the card over as they get closer to mastery so they are tracing from memory and not from looking at the card.
Using the hand you write with, tap each letter down your opposite arm — going down the left arm or up the right arm. Say each letter and then the whole word while sweeping your hand down the left arm or up the right arm depending on handedness.
If your child is writing, have them write the word in a notebook. Practice these sight words until they can read them by sight 5 or 6 times. Then put them in a pile for occasional review.
The following 2 minute video shows how the sight word study method looks in real life.Welcome to the Educational Therapy Center. The Educational Therapy Center in Parkville, Missouri provides specialized tutoring and one-on-one instruction in reading, spelling, fluency, writing, and comprehension using the Orton-Gillingham Approach.
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The information below has been adapted from Developmental Dyslexia (), a SPELD SA information sheet written by Rose Price and Karen Hodson, Adelaide psychologists, and Dyslexia – Action Plans for .
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