Participants learn research-evidenced, explicit, multisensory structured strategies to help foreign/second language learners with dyslexia succeed in learning another language. Included are vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking/pronunciation, and grammar teaching strategies. Participants engage in simulations for essential language domains. Field-tested experiences are provided for German, French, Spanish, and English as a second and/or foreign language.
English Language Learner: Examine the relationship between acquisition of second language and instructional implication for students with language learning disabilities/dyslexia.
HANDWRITING/WRITTEN LANGUAGE: Identify effective practices and strategies for written language.
MULTISENSORY STRUCTURED LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION: Recognize the nature of dyslexia and related language learning disabilities and the role of multisensory structured language instruction (MSL).
TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Identify effective practices and speech/language strategies for reading, written language, math and content area instruction.
Disclosure: Andrea Kulmhofer-Bommer and Elke Schneider have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Research Assistant, Ph.D. candidate,
Federal Institute BIFIE, Salzburg, Austria; University of Graz