The Effects Of Dyslexia On The Classroom

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Introduction As an early childhood educator, there are problems and issues that will come into the classroom. One issue that may play in our classroom is having student(s) of different diversities. Diversities can include language, exceptionalities, SES (Socioeconomic status), race/ culture/ religion and personal profile. This paper will focus on three different diversities that teachers may face in their classrooms. These diversities include dyslexia, blindness, and ESL (English as a second language). All of these diversities are common and teachers will have to better prepare themselves and their classroom to students with different diversities. Each diversity will be explained in this paper, be given classroom implications and how to modificate or accommodate. Explanation of Dyslexia Dyslexia is a fairly common exceptionality that affects language, since it’s a linguistic problem. Dyslexia affects one in every ten of the population. (Dyslexia Facts and Statistics) The symptoms change as the child grows. Therefore, it is important that they are monitored so the children that have dyslexia can be helped. In the preschool years, parents and educators need to pay attention to children who talk later than their peers, have difficulty separating sounds in words, and be slow to add new vocabulary words and be unable to recall the right word. A child who is between the grades of kindergarten and fourth grade may have difficulty reading single words that are not surrounded by

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