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Dyslang (Dyslexia and Additional Academic Language Learning)





Learning Aims

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Have an understanding of multilingualism in relation to literacy development.
  • Have explored language learning in relation to dyslexia and multilingualism and potential difficulties faced by the learner.
  • Have examined the importance of technology and teaching and learning styles in supporting the dyslexic individual.
  • Understand the importance of partnership working in relation to dyslexia and multilingualism.

Programme Outline

  • Topic 1: Multilingualism and Literacy Development
  • Topic 2: Understanding Dyslexia
  • Topic 3: Dyslexia Across Europe
  • Topic 4: Language Learning and Dyslexia in the Multilingual Society
  • Topic 5: Comparison Among Languages
  • Topic 6: Assessing Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Topic 7: Study Skills
  • Topic 8: Learning Styles and Learning Preferences
  • Topic 9: Assistive Technology
  • Topic 10: Working with Parents and Carers
  • Topic 11: Disseminating Good Practice

The materials for this course have been developed as part of a project, funded with support from the European Commission.

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