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  1. 1. DYSLEXIA-EFFECTING CREATIVE/TALENTED PEOPLE TO THOSE WHO BECOME DEPRESSED. TEAM: CREATIVE AND BEYOND TEAM MEMBERS: IAN McKNEIL (TEAM LEAD) ROSEMARY PEEL TEAM ASSIGNMENT No.6
  2. 2. DYSLEXIADyslexia is derived from the Greek word meaning“difficulty with words” and approximately 10%have some form of dyslexiaIt could be considered to be a different learningability rather than a disability.These people can learn effectively and efficientlybut often require a non traditional approach. 2
  3. 3. MULTISENORY STUDY SKILLS /
  4. 4. CREATIVE AND TALENTEDDYSLEXICSCreative and talented Dyslexics are foundin many professions: •Actors and Entertainers •Inventors and Scientists •Artists, Designers and Architects •Athletes •Physicians and Surgeons •Political leaders •Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders •Filmmakers •Writers and Journalists •Law and Justice • Military Heroes •Musicians and Vocalists:
  5. 5. CURRENT DAY•Approximately one in seven Americans or 15% of the U.S. population has some type of learning disability,according to the National Institutes of Health•Dyslexia is estimated to affect 10% of the population inAustralia.
  6. 6. IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITYWithout the appropriate assistance there can be a huge negative society impact on the community:•Students with learning disabilities have a dropout rate ofare 35%. This is twice the national average.•Less than 2% obtain a four-year college degree.•In excess of 30% of all welfare recipients are estimated tobe learning disabled.•Over 40% of prisoners are estimated to be learningdisabled.
  7. 7. Photo from Learning Disabled Kids
  8. 8. CURRENT OPINION Multi Sensory Language (MSL)- Multisensory Teaching:http://child-1st.typepad.com/my_weblog/2009/08/when-normal-doesnt-work.html
  9. 9. SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS
  10. 10. CURRENT OPINION Multi Sensory Language (MSL)- Multisensory Teaching:Students and teachers are encouraged to use some or all of theirsenses (auditory, visual, kinaesthetic/tactile) to:•Gather information about a task;•Link information to ideas they already know or understand;•Perceive the logic involved in solving problems;•Learn problem-solving steps;•Tap into nonverbal reasoning skills;•The ability to recognise visual sequences and remember them;•Understanding the meaning of visual information andrecognising relationships between visual concepts;•Performing visual analogies.
  11. 11. DYSLEXIA VICTORIA ONLINE PROGRAM
  12. 12. EARLY LEARNINGELECTRONIC DEVICES
  13. 13. FUTURE SOLUTIONS Earlyl
  14. 14. Famous Dyslexics Actors and Entertainers: Whoopi GoldbergKeanu Reeves
  15. 15. Inventors and ScientistsAnn Bancroft,Arctic Explorer;Albert Einstein
  16. 16. Artists, Designers and Architects:Leonardo da Vinci Jørn Utzon (architect, designed Sydney Opera house)
  17. 17. Physicians and Surgeons:Fred Epstein,Neurosurgeon.
  18. 18. Athletes: Muhammad Ali, World Heavyweight Champion BoxerNolan Ryan,Baseball Pitcher
  19. 19. Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders:Richard Branson,Founder ofVirgin EnterprisesIngvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA;
  20. 20. Political leaders:Winston ChurchillJohn F. Kennedy
  21. 21. Filmmakers:Walt DisneySteven Spielberg
  22. 22. Writers &Journalists:Agatha Christie,William Butler Yeats,poet.
  23. 23. . Law and Justice: Erin Brockovich, Military Heroes: George Patton
  24. 24. Musicians and Vocalists:Cher, John Lennon

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