3.2 The co-occurrence of dyslexia with other areas of additional support

The Scottish working definition of dyslexia is broad. As highlighted in section 1.1 of this module, dyslexia does not only impact on the acquisition of literacy skills. The different characteristics involved with dyslexia are also found in a wide range of learner profiles and areas of additional support.

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Figure 11 ASN correlation

Ensuring that your curriculum is accessible and inclusive will support more pupils than just those who are dyslexic.

All learners − with and without Additional Support Needs [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] − are effectively and successfully supported using learning and teaching strategies which focus on inclusive dyslexia- friendly approaches embedded within good teaching practice.

3.1 How do we know dyslexia exists?

4 Educational contexts and current debates in policy, education and practice