Being dyslexic is a struggling time because studying is not
easy for you because you are in a written environment 7 hours a
Here is some simple tips to help you develop your dyslexia as a
way of thinking and help you improve in the classroom:
1. Plan your work before you start it, using spider diagrams
and bullet points.
2. Read a newspaper each day and watch the news, this will
allow you to build your knowledge of the world around you.
3. Use a computer as much as you can for working at home and in
classroom. A small laptop can cost as little as 250 pound these
4. To build you reading skills, read books you are interested
in, magazines. You should try and read books with pictures and
large font text on the page. This will make is easier to read,
also try to buy ebooks, you can read them on your computer,
ipod or kindle.
5. Don’t use black pens, use blue or red ink, this will allow
you to read better.
6. When revising use bullet points and spider diagrams, easier
to write, easier to remember.
7. If you have to read a book for school, see if there is a
DVD, you can rent most English literature DVD from the library,
your school should have a copy.
8. After school, relax. You need to distress.
9. Think of dyslexia as a way of thinking and not a disability.
Think of your dyslexia as a positive and not a negative.
10. Use what you find easiest when you do your studies.
11. When doing homework, try doing your work little but often.
Don’t work my than 40 minutes at 1 time.
12. When you get back from school, have an hour to relax and
then do your homework, do you homework before your evening
meal. Don’t do your homework before you go to bed, because you
need to relax before you sleep so you can sleep well.
13. Get plenty of sleep, 8 hours a night if possible.
14. Have breakfast in the morning. You need energy, try and
drink fruit juice rather than coke or coffee.
15. If you don’t understand something, don’t be afraid to ask
your friends and the teacher. If you still don’t understand ask
a second test, sometime different approach can help.
I hope these 15 tips can help you. The biggest tips I can give,
is learn about yourself. By learning about yourself and your
dyslexia, you can succeed in the classroom.
This articles has been written by a dyslexic author. No
editing has been made.