Greg Brooks has been commissioned by the Dyslexia-SpLD Trust to produce a fifth edition of his report on What Works? (The previous editions, under slightly different titles, appeared in 1998 (with colleagues from NFER as co-authors), 2002, 2007 and 2013.)
Anyone Can Spell It has been written by two of the Helen Arkell Centre's most experienced specialist teachers. It is packed full of clever spelling techniques and activities, all aimed at making spelling easier, less frightening and even fun. Whatever your ability, whatever your learning style, Anyone Can Spell It has something for everyone.
Anyone Can Spell It is an extremely useful book as it features such a great variety of proven techniques for learning spellings that there is sure to be something to appeal to all. The central message of the book is that spelling can be fun and achievable for everyone.
So many of my friends suffered from the same disabilities as Nick - he helped put their feelings into words. His buddy, James, makes the digital story - Nick gathered up the pictures that I saved for him all these years and he and his tutor, Chris, wrote the story.