Practical solutions for dyslexia and dyscalculia: Secondary

Provider: ATL
£50.00 (no VAT on this item) all standard teaching members
£30.00 (no VAT on this item) All support staff and NQ members

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Description This one-day course is designed to give an awareness of dyslexia and an overview of relevant teaching practices and resources. The course is suitable for those who want to learn about dyslexia and dyscalculia but is unlikely to teach much that's new to those who work with specific learning disabilities.
Duration 1 day
Website

ATL's website

http://www.atl.org.uk/learning-zone/members-courses/dyslexia-dyscalculia-secondary-2014-15.asp
Categories Secondary, Teaching and Learning, Management, Support Staff, Teaching staff, SEND, Out of school
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Delegates will gain knowledge on; The dyslexia spectrum, strengths and weaknesses and its genetic roots.
How to identify dyslexia and gain a basic understanding of screening and assessment procedures.
The dyslexic profile of older students.
Practical solutions to typical difficulties faced by the dyslexic student.
Teaching styles which may aid the dyslexic student.
The role of assistive technologies in supporting students.
Organisational and effective study skills for dyslexic students.
Tips on revision and exam strategies.

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Details

This course is provided for ATL by The British Dyslexia Association (BDA). The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) is one of the leading UK providers of training in dyslexia and specific learning difficulties. Their range of courses includes open sessions for teachers and employers, covering training in dyslexia awareness and supporting dyslexic learners, screening for dyslexia, dealing with dyscalculia and other co-occurring conditions, coping strategies for dyslexic employees and making reasonable adjustments in the workplace. They run Open College Network accredited programmes for teachers and training assistants at levels 2 and 3, and have recently introduced a new level 4 workplace assessor’s programme. In addition, the BDA provides accreditation for the level 5 Approved Teacher Status and level 7 Associate Membership of the BDA programmes.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.