Types of Dyslexia A learning experience
Why Is This Important to Me?! When working with younger students, it is VERY important to understand the disabilities you may be working with in order to work with affected students efficiently!
Are you ready?! Let’s Review…
Let’s See What You’ve Learned… Dyslexia can be developed or acquired True OR False?
CORRECT! Yes! Dyslexia can be either acquired or developed.
TRY AGAIN! OPPS! Actually, Dyslexia CAN be either acquired or developed!
Let’s See What You’ve Learned… All types of Dyslexia are treated the same way True OR False?
TRY AGAIN OPPS! Actually, different types of Dyslexia call for different methods of treatment.
CORRECT! Yes! Different types of Dyslexia call for different treatment methods.
Let’s See What You’ve Learned… You can “grow out of Dyslexia” True OR False?
TRY AGAIN OPPS! Dyslexia cannot be “grown out of” or fixed.
CORRECT! Yes! Dyslexia cannot be “grown out of” or fixed.
Spelling Dyslexia Definition • A person with spelling Dyslexia can read individual letters, but cannot recognize whole words.
Spelling Dyslexia Part of the Brain Affected Example • Occipito- temporal • People with spelling Dyslexia see men as h-e-n
Let’s See What You’ve Learned… Which part of the brain is affected in a person with Spelling Dyslexia? Occipital- temporal lobe Frontal lobe Parietal lobe The Cerebellum
CORRECT! Yes! Individuals with Spelling Dyslexia Occipital- Temporal lobe is affected.
Try Again! OPPS! Individuals with Spelling Dyslexia are not affected in that area of the brain!
Surface Dyslexia Definition • Also known as orthographic, those with surface dyslexia have a problem with the acquisition of decoding and encoding skills.
Surface Dyslexia Parts of the Brain Affected Fun Fact • Broca’s area and inferior frontal gyrus • Those with surface dyslexia have difficulty storing mental representations of words.
Let’s See What You’ve Learned… What is another name for Surface Dyslexia? A. Orthographic Dyslexia B. Phonological Dyslexia C. Spelling Dyslexia D. Developmental Reading Disorder
Correct! Yes! Another name for Surface Dyslexia is Orthographic Dyslexia!
Try Again! OPPS! There is another name for Surface Dyslexia, but that is not it!
Phonological Dyslexia Definition • Individuals with Phonological Dyslexia have difficulty manipulating and integrating the sounds of a language effectively.
Phonological Dyslexia Part of the Brain Affected Fun Fact • Parieto- temporal • Those with Phonological Dyslexia are unable to perceive the difference between the “t” and “d” and “p” and “b”
Let’s See What You’ve Learned… Individuals with Phonological Dyslexia mix up which four letters? A. t,l,d,p B. q,b,p,d C. t,p,d,b D. a,d,c,p
CORRECT! Yes! Individuals with Phonological Dyslexia confuse the letters t,p,d,b
Try Again! OPPS! Individuals with Phonological Dyslexia do mix up 4 different letters, but those are not it!
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