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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, virtual 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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Professional Members Only - to book your discounted eLearning course please email us.

Our courses

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0333 405 4565

Carrying out an assessment with Pre16 learners with complex needs

£60

eLearning

This SASC approved course is aimed at practising assessors who assess in the pre-16 age group or those working with adults who wish to further their knowledge of assessing in this age group. Delegates should hold AMBDA and/or an APC or have completed a L7 qualification in the assessment and teaching of SpLD learners. The course will broaden their understanding of a range of complex needs and how to effectively assess neurodiverse learners.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions for Hidden Difficulties

£120

eLearning

This eLearning module explores a range of some of the more frequently identified Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). It also considers the likelihood of co-occurrence and how each individual is therefore likely to have a unique profile of strengths and difficulties, requiring a range of support strategies.

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.

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 2 - Promoting Awareness of Dyslexia

from £685

Virtual, eLearning and In Person Training (or a blended combination)

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.

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.