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This programme is designed for Teachers and TAs working with children and young people who want to be able to support dyslexic pupils within the classroom and is intended to provide a greater understanding of the problems that dyslexic learners face, and appropriate methods and resources to help support them within the context of their learning environment.
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.
Part of an Accredited Course
Accredited Level 5 - Certificate in Dyslexia; Literacy, Support and Intervention (April and September 2022 Cohorts only)
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.
Accredited Level 5 - Certificate in Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties; Support and Intervention (April and September 2022 Cohorts only)
The BDA Level 5 Certificate in Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties; Support and Intervention is the first step towards becoming a specialist in maths related difficulties. Candidates who have completed the Level 5 certificate will have the knowledge to deliver specialist support to individuals requiring support with maths related difficulties.
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.
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.