Learning to drive with dyslexia/dyspraxia (L of a way 2 Pass/Ideas4Learners)
This video and associated pdf download is a handy guide to the most common issues faced by learners with dyslexia and dyspraxia, with helpful advice to combat these issues.
- Discover the common issues faced by many learners with dyslexia and/or dyspraxia
- Solutions to these issues
- Featuring expert advice from a Dyslexia Assessor at Staffordshire University
- Helpful advice to help you with the theory, practical test and driving post test
- How emotions affect the dyslexic and/or dyspraxic learner
- Dyslexic & Dyspraxic Dilemma Chapter from L of a way 2 Pass book:
- Thought Field Therapy and NLP techniques to aid you
- Common problems and strategies to help dyslexic learners
- Dyslexia and self-esteem
- Dyslexic learners and Visual Disturbance/Instability Syndrome
- Multi Sensory Learning: preferred learning styles
- Mindmapping & Brain Gym to aid learning
- Accelerated Learning including the Theory of Multiple Intelligences
- The use of ‘chunking’, Objective Setting
- Connecting the Hemispheres, Review and Recall
- Pupil becomes the teacher, Music and Learning
- A useful resources/contacts section
- A Learning Styles Questionnaire to help your instructor to tailor lessons to your individual needs
Featuring the experience and expertise of Colleen Pearson who, in addition to being a Dyslexia Assessor at Staffordshire University, is also dyspraxic herself. Her unique blend of specialist knowledge, combined with her own experiences of learning to drive, will be beneficial for driving instructors and learners alike. You will certainly relate to Colleen’s easy going, helpful and informative style.
For learners who struggle with learning to drive, this video will not only give you great techniques to help you, but also to build your confidence in your ability.
There are many instructors who have a specialist knowledge of teaching pupils with dyslexia and/or dyspraxia, however many instructors won’t be aware of the impact that dyslexia and/or dyspraxia can have on learning to drive,Â such as sequencing issues, short term memory problems, muddling up left right, spatial awareness etc.
Often learners won’t tell their instructor that they are dyslexic and/or dyspraxic as they may be embarrassed to, or not think it affects learning to drive. I urge you to tell your instructor as they are not telepathic, and if you don’t tell them, you will find yourself and your instructor may get very frustrated, whereas if they are aware of the issues that you may face, they can then tailor your lessons to suit your own individual needs.
All these downloads are included in the Learner Suite.