Educate the teachers. A good place to start is to have them watch Susan Barton's free online dyslexia video. http://www.dys-add.com/videos/dyslexiaSymptomsSolutions_Part01.html
These Community Helpers Sorting Mats w/ Real Photos include 10 unique sorting mats that focus on identifying community helpers and objects associated with them. At an independent workstation, center or language group, students complete the following sorting mats by identifying the community helper and the things associated with him or her. For example the police officer mat includes handcuffs, a police car, a flashlight, a police hat, a police vest, etc.