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The special need that I decided to research is Dyslexia Dys means difficulty and lexia means words Dyslexia is a disorder that affects millions of people all over the world It is one of several distinct learning disabilities that affect a persons ability to read It is a specific language-based disorder characterized by difficulties in single word decoding usually reflecting not enough phonological processing skills It is unclear as to what causes dyslexia but some research has come up with at least two causes One is by inherited factors and the other by hearing problems at an early age Some of the well-known symptoms of dyslexia are the confusion over the direction letters face difficulties with left and right problems with keeping organized spelling and missing out words when reading Dyslexics often have difficulties with concentration memory verbal skills abstract reasoning hand-eye coordination poor grades and underachievement Often people with Dyslexia are considered to be lazy rebellious class clowns unmotivated misfits or of low intelligence These misconceptions without understanding dyslexias effect on the persons life lead to rejection isolation feelings of inferiority discouragement and low self-esteem The truth is that a dyslexic learns at hisher own level and pace and typically excels in one or more other area I am sure that there are many different teaching methods for those with dyslexia but looking through many websites I have found that two of them stuck out to be the most effective One is a multi-sensory teaching method and the other is an approach that involves confidence building Many studies have shown that a multi-sensory teaching method is the most successful approach for children with difficulties learning to read This approach involves helping a student to learn using more than just one of hisher senses In most classrooms the only senses used in learning are sight and hearing Dyslexic children have difficulties learning with both of these senses their vision is sometimes vague and their hearing
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