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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, virtual 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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Part of an Accredited Course

Accredited Level 5 - Certificate in Dyslexia; Literacy, Support and Intervention (Jan 23 cohort onwards)

From £2250

eLearning

The BDA Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia; Literacy, Support is the first step toward becoming a dyslexia specialist and is often regarded as the first step towards a Level 7 AMBDA approved programme. Candidates who have completed the Level 5 certificate will have enough knowledge to deliver specialist tuition to individuals requiring support with dyslexia.

Good Practice in Report Writing Pre 16

£60

eLearning

This SASC approved 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 and strengthen their understanding of good practice in report writing.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions Plus – Writing (Virtual & eLearning)

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£120

Virtual / Online & eLearning

This course enables delegates to develop a practical understanding of how to teach and support dyslexic (and other) individuals with writing.

An Overview of Assistive Technology

FREE

eLearning

The development of technology that can assist those who have dyslexia, as well those who have other types of disability, to cope with certain tasks that they find difficult has transformed the landscape of coping strategies that we are able to offer to these individuals. This is a specialised field, however, and there is not generally a great awareness amongst the education/work population of exactly what is available.

Part of an Accredited Course

Screening for Dyslexia Pre 16 (Virtual Learning)

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£120

Virtual / Online

This training course is designed to take delegates through the complete processes of screening and identification of dyslexia, exploring the issues of best practice within this activity. Through the practical demonstration of screening tools, it will identify what a screening tool does along with its uses and limitations. Delegates will learn how to evaluate screening tools, individual profiles and reports from a tool and develop understanding of what the next steps might be for the individuals involved.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions Plus – Spelling (Virtual & eLearning)

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£120

Virtual / Online or eLearning

This course enables delegates to develop a practical understanding of how to teach and support dyslexic (and other) individuals with spelling.