1. Find out what Dyslexia is and how it will affect your
colleague. Talk to your colleague about their
2. Try to be supportive, without being
pushy. Although Dyslexic
Teachers may need some help, in many areas the may
3. Be patient, but fair. You may be asked for help with spelling,
or to proof read reports or lesson plans. If you feel
that this is
not your responsibility, or that you do not have time, explain
the situation politely or suggest an
Do not ridicule your colleague. It is very easy to laugh and make fun of silly spelling mistakes or organisational
problems, it is also easy to laugh at yourself making silly mistakes and it is easy for a joke to go too far.
If you have any problems or questions, please contact the D.T.A.