Dyslexia Awareness

Associated Courses

£120.00

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)

Description

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.


Learning Outcomes

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

Curriculum

UNITNAMEDESCRIPTION
01INTRODUCTIONAn introduction to the course, including: learning objectives; course format; CPD information.
02DEFINING DYSLEXIAConsidering what dyslexia means, including: definitions; signs; who it affects.
03DYSLEXIA IN DETAILLooking at the implications of dyslexia in detail, including: reading and writing; organising and planning; numbers and memory.
04MAKING A DIFFERENCEConsidering ways of improving the experience of a dyslexic individual, including: general training themes; incorporating assistive technology; giving confidence.
05FUNDING AND THE LAWHow the law affects dyslexia and what help is available, including: The Equality Act; reasonable adjustments; assessment and funding.
06BONUS UNIT: AT SOLUTIONSAdditional information on how assistive technology tools can help individuals with dyslexia when: at work; at school; training.
07FINAL QUIZTest out what you’ve learned.