A 12-week programme of activities to develop early literacy skills.
This is a colourful teachers handbook for multisensory learning in the early years.
It features an innovative early intervention programme designed to develop automaticity and build confidence in children with early literacy difficulties, including dyslexia, who would benefit from a structured approach to early phonics.
Exploring ideas for creating a multisensory learning environment in the early years The Take Five Multisensory Programme provides...
• A structured small step approach to early phonics
• Ideas for creating a multisensory environment
• Support for children 'at risk' of specific literacy difficulties (dyslexia)
• Ideas for involving parents
• Extension activities
The Handbook is a colour coded and attractively illustrated with photographic examples of the activities and ideas. It focuses on phonological and spatial awareness, fine motor skills and working memory and utilises everyday objects and readily available materials. The key elements are activity, fun and practice for automaticity. If you need a new focus on phonics try Take Five.
90 pages A4 with full colour illustrations throughout, checklists and progress charts
About The Author: Debbie Avington
Debbie is an experienced teacher of 25 years and was more recently a teacher trainer, LA advisor and consultant. She has been programme leader and tutor for postgraduate courses in Specific Learning Difficulties, provided a range of training initiatives in Additional Learning Needs and has been a guest speaker for NASEN, PATOSS, British Dyslexia Association and other professional organisations, delivering presentations on Dyslexia Friendly Schools and Early Intervention across the UK. She was a member of the BDA Accreditation Board for 10 years and is currently involved in writing and producing materials to support dyslexia friendly practice in the early years.