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Dyslexia education in the age of COVID-19

When it comes to communicating, writing is the most cognitively demanding task we ask our students to perform. Spelling alone is an analytical activity calling on visual, processing, memory and more. Combine this with forming the content, organizing it, editing the final product and the underlying stress of COVID-19 and it’s no wonder why students feel overwhelmed.

Teaching and learning for students with dyslexia in a distance learning environment is going to look different depending on many factors: students’ age, the availability of online resources, the severity of dyslexia and attending challenges, and the amount of teacher support.


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