Films and other Guidance

Good practice

Checked June 2018

Widely used in training courses, this film features dramatic reconstructions of what it feels like to be dyslexic, testimonials from parents and children, with particular reference to multilingual environment.

Click here for the Language Shock PDF

The film below demonstrates evidence-based methods and approaches that assist all learners with dyslexia: multi-sensory, structured methods, and ‘over-learning’ strategies.

The support structure we recommend based on Marion Walker’s research includes: emotional support and appropriate materials to the age and interests of the student.

In the video below we can see how this teacher is sensitive to the different learning styles of her students and is adapting her teaching to their specific needs:

In the video below we can more of examples of children involved in multi-sensory learning:

In the video below the teacher is clearly sensitive to the need to use new approaches where students have experienced continual failure:

Motivation and self-esteem

see dyslexia differently‘ is a short video clip produced by the British Dyslexia Association, funded by the UK Department for Education, and being widely distributed in UK schools.

Multisensory teaching

Short YouTube video showing some techniques being used in a school in Germany for improved learning results.