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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

Part of an Accredited Course

Fundamentals of Dyslexia Support

£120

eLearning

This eLearning module examines the fundamental approaches required when providing dyslexia support to an individual, and looks at simple strategies to support some of the more common areas of difficulty.

Introduction to Psychometric Testing – A Practical Workshop

1 day

£150 - £100 for BDA candidates studying Level 5 or Level 7

London

This one-day course introduces the basic principles of psychometric testing and allows participants to explore a variety of tests used in the diagnosis of dyslexia and for exam access arrangements. It combines essential information with practical activities so that participants can get a real sense of the requirements of psychometric testing and the different tools available.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions + Reading

One day

From £120

London, Manchester and Birmingham. Also available as eLearning.

This course aims to develop an understanding of the processes involved in developing fluent reading and awareness of how dyslexia may impact on these.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions + Spelling

One day

from £120

London, Manchester and Birmingham. Also available as eLearning.

This course aims to explore how learners develop a knowledge of spelling and the pitfalls which may affect those with dyslexia.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions + Writing

One day

from £120

London, Manchester and Birmingham. Also available as eLearning.

This course will examine the challenges faced by dyslexic learners in acquiring good writing skills and how to support them at each stage of the process, from handwriting and basic motor skills, through to the ability to plan, organise and structure a piece of academic writing.

Part of an Accredited Course

Screening for Dyslexia - pre 16

One day

£150

London, Manchester and Birmingham

This one-day in person training course is designed to explore what is required in a good screening product, introducing concepts of test validity, reliability, and sufficiency.