Touch Typing For Dyslexia

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I recently wrote an article about touch typing for Dr Susannah Pinkus who is an Education Expert specialising in Thinking & Learning Differences. Has your child recently been granted ‘word-processing’ as a reasonable adjustment at school and in examinations? Although young people are using computers more than ever before, many still tirelessly struggle with ineffective methods…

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Learn To Type Fast

learn to touch type fast

Is it really possible to type over 100 words per minute? Yes, it really is! This video shows one of my ex-students typing over 100 words per minute! When he started learning with me, he was using two fingers to type. We call that hunting and pecking the keys and it’s super slow. Once you…

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Typing Courses Online – For Children and Adults

adults and children learning how to touch type

Children and Adult Touch Typers – Different Learning Styles It’s quite interesting to see the difference between our adult and junior touch typers. The principle is the same. Aim for a high accuracy and don’t worry about the speed – that will come later. Adults are super accurate! The adults are super cautious, aiming for…

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How Can Touch Typing Help A Child With Dyslexia?

helping a child with dyslexia learn to touch type

How can touch typing can help a child with dyslexia? According to the British Dyslexia Association, dyslexia is a neurological difference that primarily affects reading and writing skills. Dyslexic children have difficulty processing and remembering information that they see and hear, which can affect their learning and literacy skills. It can also cause them to…

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Typing Skills – The Best Keyboard to Use

Typing Skills The Best Keyboard To Use

Typing skills – can they be improved by the keyboard you use? I often get asked by people what is the best keyboard to use when learning to touch type? What’s the best keyboard for adults? My general advice for adults would be to stick to the keyboard you will be using in everyday life.…

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Typing For Kids – Can You Learn In One Week?

typing for kids

Reasons for learning to touch type There are many reasons why typing for kids is so important and for some, learning quickly is the option they prefer. One of the main reasons is time or lack of it. Children are so busy these days We all have busy lives and our kids do more than…

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Should you be worrying so much about your child’s screen time?

It’s one of those things that so many parents (completely understandably!) fret about – “does my child spend too much time stuck to his/her computer or phone? Wouldn’t it be better if he/she spent a bit more time outdoors? They better not still be using that iPad in bed at 11pm…” However, with the COVID-19…

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Dyslexia – Can certain fonts help your child?

Fonts to help dyslexia

It’s an interesting question – can a font help children with dyslexia read more easily? Comic sans is a font that you either love or hate. Certainly, it’s not a favourite in the design world. Is Comic Sans Font a Dyslexia Superpower? Whatever your thoughts, Comic Sans is often seen as a font superpower because…

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It couldn’t be easier to learn to touch type online!

If you have always looked to colleagues in the office or even your own son or daughter and wondered how on Earth they manage to type so fast and instinctively, you really need to know about a little thing called touch typing – not least because it could unlock so many possibilities for you, too.…

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Typing Lessons for the new year…sign up for courses today!

Typing lessons for 2021

Back in my very chilly office today! Planning our next courses of typing lessons. We have a couple of courses to suit everybody. Our 12 week remote courses are perfect for learners that prefer a little bit more flexibility to learn from home but with the peace of mind that you have someone helping you…

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