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This half-day in person training session aims to give you a brief introduction to dyslexia and to develop a good basic understanding of specific learning differences.
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.
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.
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
4 days in person training, an eLearning module and an assessed workbook.
£1,115 with Level 3 accreditation
This accredited Level 3 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. It is intended to provide a greater understanding of the problems that dyslexic learners face, and appropriate methods and knowledge to help support them within the context of their learning environment.
The BDA Level 7 Diploma in Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention (AMBDA and AMBDA FE/HE) provides you with a critical appreciation of assessment and teaching. It will enable you to formally diagnose dyslexia and will lead to you gaining an AMBDA and/or an APC. In addition, candidates who complete this course will have the knowledge to build on their specialist teaching skills and carry out exam access arrangements.