-Inform about what happens in the brain when we learn more than one language and why this is relevant for students with dyslexia.
-Understand the importance of Coding/Decoding in both languages.
-Explain about the characteristics of dyslexia and how to best approach the teaching of a L2.
-Learn about the use of L1 to teach L2
Building a solid base of foundational skills for the learning of L2
The bilingual brain and its benefits
Characteristics of students with dyslexia and best practices
Use of L1 to help acquire L2
Interference of L1. Main difficulties.
Philomena Ott, 1997, How to detect and manage dyslexia - A reference and resource manual. Heinemann.
Ronald D. Davis, 2010, The Gift of Dyslexia - Perigee
- Milne Duncan, 2005, Teaching the Brain to Read, Smartkids.
International Dyslexia Association: Dyslexia Assessment, what it is and how can it help
British Dyslexia Association: What are Specific Learning Difficulties.
Headstrong Nation: Inside the Hidden World of Dyslexia & ADHD
Ana María Radrizzani Goñi 2016 - Hay Lugar para mí - Editorial Letra Viva
Headstrong Nation – Classroom accomodations.
Teaching in Bilingual and Multilingual Situations
MOOC: The Bilingual Brain