Suitable for: All individuals who want to improve their understanding of dyslexia and its effects.
Course Type: Online Learning
Course Duration: 3 hours
Certification / Awarding Body: CPD Certification Service (3 hours)
Improved awareness of the implications of dyslexia is essential for anyone who works with dyslexic individuals either as a teacher, manager or colleague.
The aim of this course is to properly define the term “dyslexia”, explore its effects, understand strategies for improving the experience of a dyslexic person, and distinguish between dyslexia and co-occurring conditions.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the term “dyslexia”
- Identify its signs
- Recognise related learning difficulties
- Manage dyslexia with tools and techniques
- Source funding to finance training and equipment
- Recognise relevant workplace issues
|01||INTRODUCTION||An introduction to the course, including: learning objectives; course format; CPD information.|
|02||DEFINING DYSLEXIA||Considering what dyslexia means, including: definitions; signs; who it affects.|
|03||DYSLEXIA IN DETAIL||Looking at the implications of dyslexia in detail, including: reading and writing; organising and planning; numbers and memory.|
|04||MAKING A DIFFERENCE||Considering ways of improving the experience of a dyslexic individual, including: general training themes; incorporating assistive technology; giving confidence.|
|05||FUNDING AND THE LAW||How the law affects dyslexia and what help is available, including: The Equality Act; reasonable adjustments; assessment and funding.|
|06||BONUS UNIT: AT SOLUTIONS||Additional information on how assistive technology tools can help individuals with dyslexia when: at work; at school; training.|
|07||FINAL QUIZ||Test out what you’ve learned.|