Touch Type the Underated Aid for Dyslexics

Feb 22, 2024

Why I am talking about touch typing?

I have a grown son who is dyslexic. He once said that learning to touch type in year 7 was one of the best skills that helped him. I have spoken to other people with dyslexia and they have agreed that the skill is invaluable.

The benefits of touch typing.

As I sit here using three fingers to type the first thing, I will say is speed. In a digital world keyboards are everywhere. Being able to touch type is a skill for life. One of the first things my son’s secondary school did was teach him to touch type. He agrees that this is one of the most valuable skills he learnt. Some people learn to touch type quicker than they learn to write with pen and paper.

Touch Typing is a highly beneficial skill for Dyslexics and those who struggle with literacy. Read this interesting blog about the 5 benefits of touch typing. Five Reasons Why Touch-Typing Could Help A Dyslexic Learner. — The Studying With Dyslexia Blog 

We can support your child.

If you would like any tuition support for a child with or without Dyslexia, then please do contact us. Contact – NEGU Tuition We have a wide range of excellent tutors available online and face to face to support your child.

A Review for one of our tutors

This review is from a client that has a child diagnosed with Dyslexia that we are providing tuition for.

Review Details

Ted is brilliant with my reluctant learners. He always gets the best out of them and they always look forward to their sessions with him.

What does this tutor do well?

Makes the learning fun

In what areas does this tutor need to improve?

I can’t think of any specifics

Are there any specific topics that you would like to see covered in the sessions?

The areas that give them the best foundation to build their knowledge and confidence.

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What are you waiting for?

Touch Typing is a skill for everyone. There are lots of free online resources for this. I would recommend the BBC Bitesize Website as they have brilliant resources to start or improve your touch typing. I might even give it a try myself. Here is the link Computing KS2 – Dance Mat Typing – BBC Bitesize

Have fun and use the useful links to get started on your touch typing journey.