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Dyslexia at College Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

Here’s a quick summary from the paper below:

Study Skills:
– read slowly and outloud
– underline and copy key words and phrases from books
– try a different format – e.g. listen while running
– mind maps and color
– talk it over

Accommodations
– teacher notes ahead of time
– extended time
– option to type and use laptops with spell checkers – don’t count off for spelling or grammar
– record lectures
– help from family and friends with papers (this is very common)

Planning
– essay plan diagrams – templates
– find good quiet low distraction place to study
– interest-based classes whenever possible
– make early deadlines for yourself
– meet regularly with tutors

Read the research article on Dyslexia at College HERE.

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