A new book for people with dyslexia–guest post


‘Accessing Books – A Guide for Dyslexic Adults’

 

By using the many means at our disposal, dyslexic adults can unlock the potential of books and enjoy their benefits.

 

 

Help with books

‘Accessing Books – A Guide for Dyslexic Adults’ is a free downloadable resource.  It aims to help you discover strategies and other means that will help you to engage with books.  It contains lots of ideas and information and is written by a dyslexic.

 

Overview

This spider diagram gives an overview of the guide.

 

How can I use the guide?

You can

  1. try out as many or as few of the ideas as you want
  2. explore the resources
  3. use it as a thought provoker
  4. use for reference and signposting
  5. dip into it rather than read it from cover to cover

 

How is the guide dyslexia-friendly?

  1. Available in e-format: includes hyperlinks
  2. Dyslexia-friendly font and layout
  3. Points are illustrated with examples, analogies, a rap, visual imagery
  4. Summaries of information
  5. Simple sentence structure
  6. Terms are defined
  7. Spider diagrams and summary article give overview
  8. Clear layout
  9. Clear structure: sections all divided into sub sections
  10. Content is presented in manageable sized chunks
  11. Master contents list and contents list at the beginning of each section
  12. Each section can be read as a self-contained unit or mini-guide
  13. Comprehensive index of web links

 

Where is the guide available?

Download the guide here:

[upload guide and its supplement here]

Accessing Books – A Guide for Dyslexic Adults

 

 

 

                       

 

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