Thank you to Derek who wrote me a very moving letter after we finished working together.
As he began to understand his learning style and his spelling has improved, he found ‘this has given me a lot more confidence in myself and .. I can push on more and deal with situations that before I would leave and push to the back of my mind.’
For Derek, the key factor in acquiring literacy skills was the use of a teaching method that matched his learning style. He has strongly visual thought processes and had struggled over the years to learn using a phonic based approach
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