‘Accessing Books – A Guide for Dyslexic Adults’
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.
This spider diagram gives an overview of the guide.
How can I use the guide?
- try out as many or as few of the ideas as you want
- explore the resources
- use it as a thought provoker
- use for reference and signposting
- dip into it rather than read it from cover to cover
How is the guide dyslexia-friendly?
- Available in e-format: includes hyperlinks
- Dyslexia-friendly font and layout
- Points are illustrated with examples, analogies, a rap, visual imagery
- Summaries of information
- Simple sentence structure
- Terms are defined
- Spider diagrams and summary article give overview
- Clear layout
- Clear structure: sections all divided into sub sections
- Content is presented in manageable sized chunks
- Master contents list and contents list at the beginning of each section
- Each section can be read as a self-contained unit or mini-guide
- Comprehensive index of web links
Where is the guide available?