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An Overview of Assistive Technology

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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

Accredited Level 4 - Workplace Assessors Programme (WAP - online)

4 days training plus an accredited workbook

£1,404 inclusive of VAT

eLearning (for blended / in person training, please email: training@bdadyslexia.org.uk)

The BDA delivers a Level 4 accredited programme to train work-based assessors. On successful completion of the programme, participants will be able to assess individuals with dyslexia or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) for adjustments within the workplace. The aim of the programme is to provide the necessary knowledge and skill for delegates to be able to perform this role and includes the appropriate research and applications in this area.

Part of an Accredited Course

Accredited Level 4 - Workplace Assessors Programme (WAP - in person training)

4 days training (7th to 10th July 2020) plus an accredited workbook

£1,680 inclusive of VAT

In Person training

The BDA delivers a Level 4 accredited programme to train work-based assessors. On successful completion of the programme, participants will be able to assess individuals with dyslexia or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) for adjustments within the workplace. The aim of the programme is to provide the necessary knowledge and skill for delegates to be able to perform this role and includes the appropriate research and applications in this area.

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 3 - Practical Solutions for Dyslexia Support

From £995

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

This programme is intended to provide a greater understanding of the problems that dyslexic learners face, and appropriate methods and resources to help support them to develop skills for successful independent learning.

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 2 - Practical Solutions for Dyslexia Support

From £775

eLearning or Blended (combination of eLearning and onsite)

This programme is intended to equip candidates with an understanding of the issues that dyslexic individuals face, and how they can be supported to develop coping strategies that will assist them in the workplace, in learning, and in day-to-day life.

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.