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Dyslexia Awareness Training Course

Online Certified Course

Certified Online Course Dyslexia Awareness Training Online
£30 +VAT

Dyslexia Awareness Training Course

This Dyslexia Awareness course gives a comprehensive understanding of dyslexia. It discusses the characteristics of dyslexia and how this affects learning, and gives guidance on how to support children who have or who show signs of dyslexia.

It dispels misconceptions, explores the challenges children with dyslexia face and provides techniques and learning activities you can use to support them.

  • Fully online training course and assessment.
  • Flexible training you can take at your own pace.
  • Train on any device with an internet connection.
  • Get certified in 4-5 hours.
  • Downloadable certificate on completion.
  • High quality certificate posted next working day.
  • Contains downloadable materials to use for reference.

Who Is This Course For?

This Dyslexia Awareness training course is designed for anyone who supports children who have or may have dyslexia. The scenarios presented in the course are appropriate for teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, childminders, volunteers, tutors and care workers.

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Teachers

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Child Minders

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Volunteers

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School Staff


Certification

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On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.


Course Preview

This course contains eight interactive training modules for you to work through at your own pace. After finishing these, you’ll need to pass an assessment to complete your training, which can be taken as many times as you need with no extra charge. Once sucessfully completed, your high quality certificate will be posted the next working day; alternatively you can download a digital copy straight away.

If you would like to try this course for free first, you can register for a demo. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo.


Module Content

Module Description
1 Introduction to Dyslexia Misconceptions of dyslexia, defining dyslexia and looking at the challenges faced by children with dyslexia.
2 How Dyslexia Impacts on a Child’s Learning The everyday impact that dyslexia can have on a child’s life, and how to support them to be positive and to overcome any challenges and difficulties.
3 Characteristics of Dyslexia The characteristics of dyslexia, how children normally learn to read and write, and how the characteristics of dyslexia affect this ability.
4 Spotting the Signs Spotting the signs in a young child, child or teenager, co- occurring difficulties, such as ADHD, Developmental Language Disorder, Developmental Coordination Disorder and Dyscalculia, hearing and vision problems and visual stress.
5 Action to Take What to do if you suspect a child has dyslexia, using the ‘Three Waves of Intervention” and the “Graduated Approach” to support children who may have or do have dyslexia, screening tests, diagnostic assessments and information on becoming a dyslexia friendly school.
6 Dyslexia Diagnostic Assessment When a child should get assessed, how to apply for an assessment, who will carry out the assessment, how to prepare for an assessment and the next steps.
7 Helping Children with Dyslexia in their Education How you can support a child in school, ideas for games, activities and strategies, multi-sensory learning, reading, writing and general support within the classroom.
8 Resources: Interventions and Technology Choosing an intervention to suit a child’s needs, resources and assistive technology.

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Learning Aims

By taking this course, you will learn:

  • How dyslexia has the potential to impact on a child’s learning.
  • The characteristic traits of dyslexia.
  • The ways you can spot the signs that a child may have dyslexia.
  • The process of getting a Diagnostic Assessment of dyslexia.
  • How to support a child who has, or is showing signs of dyslexia.
  • The importance of multisensory learning techniques.
  • How to find the best interventions, resources, games and activities to help children.

Assessment

Once you have completed all of the online training material for the course, you will be able to take the online assessment.

The assessment consists of 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%.

The answers are marked instantly so you will know whether you have passed as soon as you finish. If you don’t pass the assessment you can review the course material and take the assessment again as many times as necessary at no extra charge.


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Purchase & Payment

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You can pay for any of our courses online by Debit or Credit card or PayPal. You will also be given the option to pay by invoice if you order five or more courses.

Course Access

Once you’ve purchased your course, we’ll instantly send you an email containing your username and password. You can use these to log in to your training and get started.

If you’ve purchased multiple courses for training your team, we’ll email you a list of login details that you can distribute to your staff.

Certificate

Upon completion of your training, we’ll send you a quality assured certificate by post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

You can also instantly download a PDF version of your certificate upon course completion.

Our friendly customer support team are happy to help at any stage of your training. Alternatively, you may find the information you're looking for on our Help page


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