Having asked all the questions to professionals of the mind in numerous Emotional Literacy training courses, as an ESL teacher in Adult Education I would now like to share with my colleagues this very wise statement that was made at one point:


Teachers can be great «mediators» when it comes to students with special educational needs

As it happens, we were not taught how to deal with diversity and inclusion when we were first getting trained at college. We learnt about functional language, phonetics, poetry and literature, history and culture, and so on and so forth. However, once we are actually in the classroom we teachers can find ourselves rather lost when other than «the subject» itself needs dealing with. What is interesting is that although we are not specialists in neurodiversity we can certainly be mediators. So in this SEND field that is new to us the best thing we can do may be to show an open and respectful attitude to the person we have in front of us and do some basic research to find out how to help these students in their learning processes.

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My first dyslexic student has crossed my path so I am deeply concerned about how to teach English to this adult person considering the functional diversity. All I know so far is that dyslexics think differently and I would like to understand the differences.



Know more about Spanish scientist Luz Rello


  1. Dyslexics «mistakes» are not random they follow a pattern

  2. AI can help detect dyslexia by analysing Language Usage patterns

  3. The Language patterns integrated in computer games can help overcome dyslexia improving reading and writing skills



With all their skills and abilities, wouldn’t it be awesome as teachers of dyslexic students to move away from more traditional methodologies and assessment criteria and provide multiple means of representation or engagement and accept multiple means of expression?





  1. Exceptional students
  2. Dyslexic thinking
  3. Compensatory measures for ESL students with dyslexia
  4. 6 Keys to teach English students with dyslexia
  5. Dyslexc Buddies
  6. Dyslexivities
  7. Written tasks for a dyslexia-friendly classroom
  8. How to boost our dyslexic students reading skills
  9. Three tools for dyslexia friendly classrooms
  10. Standardised tests for dyslexic students of English


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