Supporting Literacy for Students with Dyslexia and Developmental Language Disorder: Understanding for All

Students come to the classroom with different needs. Some students require no additional instructional support from teachers when learning to read, while others need scaffolding and differentiation to master decoding and comprehension skills. For those students with learning disabilities like dyslexia and developmental language disorder (DLD), teacher understanding of how these students’ brains process information is vital for effective learning.