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Learner Motivation and Self-esteem

£60

eLearning

Developing and sustaining self-esteem and motivation can be a real challenge for individuals with additional needs and is an area that is important to address. Whilst this module is aimed at supporting dyslexic individuals, the strategies suggested here would be equally appropriate for those who are not dyslexic.

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The Dyslexia Friendly Learning Environment

£60

eLearning

It is recognised that the vast majority of dyslexic individuals spend most, if not all, of their education time in a mainstream classroom or learning environment. This module identifies how the “classroom” and “institution” can be made dyslexia friendly, thus creating an inclusive learning environment. This module is linked to the BDA's Quality Mark which provides a template of good practice in this arena.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions for Higher Level Literacy Skills

£120

eLearning

This eLearning module looks at how to support learners with higher levels of reading, writing and spelling. It explores techniques and strategies that enable dyslexic individuals to get what they need from text- based information and then demonstrate what they know in a written format.

Introduction to Understanding Exam Access Arrangements for Dyslexia

£60

eLearning

This eLearning module is designed to assist individuals with developing an understanding of Access Arrangements for examinations. It provides an overview of what access arrangements are, how these apply to those with dyslexia, and what types of support are available. Please note, regulations concerning access arrangements change on a regular basis and so this module should not be taken to be a definitive guide.

Helping With Phonics: A Free Resource from the SoundCheck Project

Free

eLearning

This eLearning module has been designed for teachers, TA's, LSA's and other education professionals who wish to support primary age learners to develop better phonics skills. These resources may be of particular use to those working with children who are approaching the Phonics Screening Check. The materials for this course have been developed as part of the SoundCheck Project as run by the BDA in partnership with Dyslexia Action and Springboard for Children.

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.