Teaching for Dyslexic Learners – Vestegnens Sprog- & Kompetencecenter

Teaching for dyslexic learners

What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia means that you read very slowly. It is difficult to read words you do not know, both in your own language and in Danish. It is also difficult to spell in both Danish and your own language.

How do you know if you are dyslexic?
Was it difficult for you to learn to read and spell in your own language in school? Do you prefer to avoid writing, both in your own language and in Danish? If you answered yes, you may be dyslexic.
At VSK, you can attend free classes for dyslexic learners (OBU) and get help with reading and writing.

Contents.

At VSK, teaching for dyslexic learners consists of:

  • small classes with a maximum of 6 course participants.
  • 2 times a week.
  • 3 lessons in every session.
  • up to 80 lessons in total.
  • either morning, afternoon or evening.
  • the teaching is tailored to your needs and desires.

You will practice and become good at:

  • reading different kinds of texts, e.g. on the internet.
  • reading what you want to be able to read.
  • writing short texts, e.g. for social media, SMS, email, applications.
  • writing what you need to write.
  • using a phone, PC and iPad to help you read and write.

Time and place.

An OBU course lasts a maximum of 80 lessons. You can start at any time of the year, whenever it suits you. The teaching takes place at Vestegnens Sprog- & Kompetencecenter in Glostrup or on Amager.

Registration.

Before you start, you must take a free dyslexia test. The test takes approx. 2 hours.
You will receive a report describing your dyslexia and granting you the right to free teaching for dyslexic learners. Contact the OBU supervisor to schedule a test.

OBU supervisor:
Bodil Birkelund Pedersen
Tel. +45 30 71 28 03
Email: bobip@brondby.dk

Tips and tools for dyslexia.

Text-to-speech: In this video, our dyslexia counsellor Efie shows you how to use Google Translate on your smartphone to read the newspaper aloud.

Reading text: In this video, our dyslexia counsellor Efie shows you how to turn on ‘text-to-speech’ on your smartphone.

Speech-to-text: In this video, our dyslexia counsellor Efie shows you how to use Google Translate to turn something you say into text on your smartphone.

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