On this page you can find different websites and recommended articles on language learners with dyslexia.

If you have any recommendations for articles or websites that you consider helpful or valuable in regard to second or foreign language learning, please feel free to contact us.

“English Impairment” 

1606Characteristics of and reasons for a so-called “English impairment” and how it can be connected to dyslexia can be found in this article published by the Duden Institut.

(picture credits: https://www.duden-institute.de/1206_Englisch-Schwaeche.htm)

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Here you can find an article on how to create a dysgraphia-friendly classroom. In the article by Jessica Harman, published in 2018, six ways to support students with dysgraphia are described.

(picture credits: ©Shutterstock.com/Juriah Mosin (https://www.edutopia.org/article/creating-dysgraphia-friendly-classroom))

“Lese-Rechtschreib-Schwierigkeiten (LRS)”

LRS Gerlach

“Lese-Rechtschreib-Schwierigkeiten (LRS) im Fremdsprachenunterricht” by Prof. Dr. David Gerlach gives an overview of the topic by portraying the causes and symptoms of LRS in foreign language teaching as well as practical forms of diagnosis and support in teaching. In addition, aspects of the design of teaching materials and school law measures such as the protection of grades and compensation for disadvantages are discussed.

Gerlach, D. (2019): Lese-Rechtschreib-Schwierigkeiten (LRS) im Fremdsprachenunterricht. Tübin­gen: Narr.

(picture credits: https://www.narr.de/lese-rechtschreib-schwierigkeiten-lrs-im-fremdsprachenunterricht-18262/)

“alphaPROF: Free Online Course”

On the alphaPROF website you will find free online training offered by the LegaKids Stiftung. It is aimed at prospective teachers, in-service teachers and extracurricular support staff.


The online training aims to increase the competence of diagnosis and support in relation to literacy and dyslexia in children and adolescents.

(picture credits: screenshot of the website: https://alphaprof.de/)