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As part of our ongoing commitment to raise awareness of dyslexia and specific learning difficulties, the British Dyslexia Association has a comprehensive training programme. We deliver eLearning, open and bespoke training courses aimed at all levels from a parent who wants to find out more about dyslexia to a dyslexia professional looking to gain a Level 7 accreditation.

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Our courses

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 2 - Practical Solutions for Hidden Difficulties

From £655

eLearning or Blended (combination of eLearning and or In person)

This programme is intended to provide a greater understanding of dyslexia, along with a range of some of the more commonly diagnosed learning difficulties including: Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD); Attention Deficit and Attention Deficit Hyper Activity (ADD/ADHD); Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia. For each of these SpLDs the possible causes, signs and indicators and possible support strategies are explored.

Part of an Accredited Course

Dyslang (Dyslexia and Additional Academic Language Learning)

FREE

eLearning

The aim of this eLearning module is to enable teachers and parents to support the multilingual dyslexic individual in learning an additional curriculum language. That is, for example, in the UK a child may have Welsh as their first language, use English in the classroom, but also have to learn French. The materials for this module have been developed as part of a project, funded with support from the European Commission.

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 2 - Dyslang (Dyslexia and Additional Academic Language Learning)

£295

eLearning

The aim of this programme is to enable teachers and parents to support the multilingual dyslexic individual in learning an additional curriculum language. That is, for example, in the UK a child may have Welsh as their first language, use English in the classroom, but also have to learn French.

What makes an effective assessment at post 16 for DSA?

£60

eLearning

This course is aimed at practising assessors who assess in the post-16 age group or those working with school-age children who wish to further their knowledge of assessing post 16. Delegates should hold AMBDA and/or an APC or have completed a L7 qualification in the assessment and teaching of SpLD learners. The course will broaden their understanding of Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) and how to effectively assess neurodiverse learners who will be entering university and/or applying for DSA.

Carrying out an assessment with Pre16 learners with complex needs

£60

eLearning

This course is aimed at practising assessors who assess in the pre-16 age group or those working with adults who wish to further their knowledge of assessing in this age group. Delegates should hold AMBDA and/or an APC or have completed a L7 qualification in the assessment and teaching of SpLD learners. The course will broaden their understanding of a range of complex needs and how to effectively assess neurodiverse learners.

Renewing your APC

£60

eLearning

This course is aimed at practising assessors who assess in the pre-16 age group or those working with adults who wish to further their knowledge of assessing in this age group. Delegates should hold AMBDA and/or an APC or have completed a L7 qualification in the assessment and teaching of SpLD learners. The course will support you in submitting your APC application as well as general good practice in report writing.