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Reading and Spelling Training

At the school we offer training according to the AFS method for children with difficulties in reading and spelling or dyslexia. This training has been tested and scientifically researched in different countries, languages and settings. The AFS training is always preceded by the AFS test. It is also used to check the effect of the training.

What is a reading and spelling difficulty and what is dyslexia?

  • Reading and spelling difficulty: This is an acquired weakness that can be overcome through appropriate training and the learning of appropriate strategies.
  • Dyslexia: The causes of dyslexia are genetic, so that the problem remains throughout life.

AFS – Test

The AFS test is a one-on-one test for students with weaknesses in reading and spelling. The test is administered online and checks attention, sensory perception (visual, auditory and spatial) and the symptom area, i.e. the type of errors in reading, writing and arithmetic. This makes it possible to develop a customized training plan that allows to work with each learner individually.

Reading and Spelling Training with the AFS Method

The reading and spelling training for students with weaknesses in reading and spelling Intensive support (individual support)

After the AFS test has been carried out, in which attention, sensory perceptions (visual, auditory and spatial) and the symptom area, i.e. the type of errors in reading, writing and arithmetic, are recorded, an individual training plan is drawn up. The goal of the training is to sharpen the affected sensory perceptions, to train attention, to illustrate the symbolic area (letters and numbers) and thus to make it comprehensible, and ultimately to correct the errors in spelling, reading and arithmetic.

Duration of Training: usually continuous for 2 years (1 x 40 min per week)

Fee: R 1 820 per quarter includes in average 8 sessions per term and the annual repetition test (please contact us for more details)

Contact:

For questions regarding the training:
Uta Prinsloo
prinsloou@dsjmail.co.za

For questions regarding the training invoicing and organisation of training:
Katja Fleck
foerderzentrum@dsjmail.co.za

For questions on accommodations and the process:
Fiona Schäfer
schaeferf@dsjmail.co.za