The Organized Orton-Gillingham Teacher: Part One
Kids with dyslexia also often struggle with organization. Why? Well, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you that many of our students struggle with organizational skills. In addition to affecting reading and writing, dyslexia often impacts working memory and executive functioning skills.
Check out this video for a preview of some helpful executive function handouts on The Literacy Nest.
In addition, ADHD and dyslexia go together like peanut butter and jelly. It is unusual for me to have a student that does not struggle with attentional challenges. As we know, ADHD also makes organization very difficult. Additionally, students with dyslexia often have additional teachers, classes in their schedules, and materials to keep track of.