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Open Dore for help with specific learning difficulties?

Dore may have attracted controversy, but Sal McKeown thinks it’s worth careful consideration

The Dore Programme for treating children with dyslexia with a series of exercises is controversial. It has been slammed in the press and derided as the “wobbly board” method. Critics claim that it lacks scientific validity.

However, some schools are beginning to look at adopting it as a solution for different forms of specific learning difficulties, so  it is time to lay aside prejudices and take a closer look. And visitors to the Dore SEN open day, and to the TES Special Needs Midlands show in Birmingham, can check it out for themselves (details below).

Last year I visited the Dore headquarters in Stratford-upon-Avon as part of my quest to find different approaches to treating dyslexia for my book How to help your Dyslexic and Dyspraxic Child. I had heard a lot about Dore and thought it was interesting but I was not sure how or why it could work.

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