SpeakMe

A toolkit for the identification and support
of learners exhibiting literacy difficulties

Welcome. This free resource provides information for teachers, schools and local authorities on inclusive practice, literacy difficulties and dyslexia. The Toolkit guides users through a child-centred, collaborative process of identification, assessment, support and monitoring.

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Dyslexia Scotland GTCS accredited Dyslexia and inclusive practice Professional Recognition programme. The first programme will start in September 2021, delivered in close collaboration with Education Scotland and the Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit working group. Click for details of how to apply to take part in the Dyslexia and inclusive practice programme. Further details on the Professional Development section of this website.

GTCS Guidance - Meeting the Needs of Dyslexic Learners  

Covid -19 - Information resources to support learners at home and when they return to educational establishments.

SQA Assessment Arrangements - Select here to view a filmed workshop. Dawn Roberts, PTC Support for learning in Fife Council, trains pupils and encourages ICT use and adaptations to the curriculum throughout her secondary school from S1, to allow the pupils in the senior phase to make full use of their SQA  Assessment Arrangements. Innes Roberts, Dyslexia Scotland's Young Ambassador, shares his experiences in the same workshop. 

What is Dyslexia?

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What is Dyslexia?

What is Dyslexia?

Scottish Context

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Scottish Context

Scottish context

Supporting Learners and Families

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Supporting Learners and Families

Supporting Learners and Families

Assessing and Monitoring

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Assessing and Monitoring

Assessing and Monitoring

Transitions

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Transitions

Transitions

Resources

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Resources

Resources

Professional Development

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Professional Development

Professional Development

About the Toolkit

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About the Toolkit

About the Toolkit