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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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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.

Specific Learning Difficulties and Performance in the Workplace

£30 per person (£25 + VAT)

eLearning

This mini eLearning module aims to provide employers, trainers and HR professionals with a brief overview of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), how they may affect their workforce, and some basic support strategies that can be put in place to help individuals perform to their full potential in the workplace.

NMH Support Workers: Disability Awareness and Policy Training

£48 per person (£40 +VAT)

eLearning

The Quality Assurance Framework (DSA QAG) requires that NMH support workers must have appropriate training on the policies associated with this area of work before delivering DSA-funded NMH services.

Part of an Accredited Course

Making Reasonable Adjustments for Dyslexia

£144 per person (£120 +VAT)

eLearning

This eLearning module aims to provide an understanding of the process and remit of a workplace needs assessment, the legal parameters of reasonable adjustments, where they fit within the context of employment and the scope and format of the workplace needs assessment process and report.

Part of an Accredited Course

Dyslexia Screening and Identification (Post-16 and Adults)

£120

Elearning

The purpose of this eLearning module is to provide candidates with a better understanding of the identification of dyslexia within an adult setting. This module looks primarily at screening for dyslexia, which is a process that often takes place prior to a full diagnostic assessment.

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.