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Touch Typing Benefits  

Touch typing can significantly benefit dyslexic children by providing them with a structured and efficient approach to mastering keyboard skills. 

One key advantage is the reduction of cognitive load associated with handwriting. Dyslexic individuals often struggle with the fine motor skills required for legible handwriting. Touch typing allows them to bypass this challenge, enabling them to focus more on the content of their writing rather than the mechanics of forming letters. This can boost their confidence and enhance the overall writing experience.

Moreover, touch typing promotes a multisensory learning experience. By engaging multiple senses, such as touch and proprioception, dyslexic children can reinforce their memory and retention of keyboard layout and finger movements. The repetitive nature of touch typing also contributes to muscle memory development, aiding dyslexic learners in overcoming difficulties related to sequencing and organisation.

Additionally, touch typing programs' visual and auditory feedback can reinforce spelling and word recognition skills. The structured nature of touch typing courses helps dyslexic children establish a systematic approach to learning.

Touch typing is a valuable tool for dyslexic children, offering a supportive and accessible means of honing essential writing and communication skills while accommodating their unique learning needs.

Tuition available

We use Touch Type Read and Spell (TTRS)

We use TTRS as our main programme.

To find out more about TTRS click here

We currently offer a small group online Touch Typing class on a Saturday morning. Students work at their own pace and have access to the  TTRS programme between classes. The fee is £12 per sessions and the class runs from 9.30am to 10am.    

TTRS can also be incorporated into Dyslexic lessons taught by our Tutors. We charge £7.50 a month for this.     

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