Practical solutions for dyslexia in secondary and FE
This course is provided by the BDA. This course is designed to give an awareness of dyslexia and an overview of relevant teaching practices and resources. It is suitable for anyone involved in secondary and FE, including teachers, support tutors, lecturers and needs assessors.
The programme will cover:
- dyslexia and how to identify it
- the dyslexic profile in older students
- checklists and screeners for dyslexia and their use in induction
- effective methods for teaching dyslexic students
- dyslexia friendly materials
- organisational and effective study skills for dyslexic students
- tips on revision and exam strategies.
This course will help you to:
- learn about the dyslexia spectrum, strengths and weaknesses and its genetic roots
- consider how to identify dyslexia and gain a basic understanding of screening and assessment procedures
- work on practical solutions to typical difficulties experienced by a dyslexic student and how they could be implemented generally
- consider teaching styles most useful to the dyslexic student
- consider the role of assistive technologies in supporting students at this level.
Who this course is for
- Support staff
£40 – all standard teaching members. £20 – all standard support members.
Bristol - 22 November 2012
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