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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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If you have any problems with the booking process please email us.

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

Our courses

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0333 405 4565

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.

Resources for Dyslexia

FREE

eLearning

This eLearning module provides a number of resources that parents may find helpful when supporting their child with their dyslexia.

What makes an effective assessment for Adults

£60

eLearning

This course is aimed at practising assessors who assess adults or those working with school-age children who wish to further their knowledge of assessing adults. 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 the new report format and how to effectively assess neurodiverse adults.

Part of an Accredited Course

Accredited Level 4 - Workplace Assessors Programme (Online)

4 days training plus an accredited workbook

£1,404 inclusive of VAT

eLearning. For in person training, please email: training@bdadyslexia.org.uk)

The BDA delivers a Level 4 accredited programme to train work-based assessors. On successful completion of the programme, participants will be able to assess individuals with dyslexia or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) for adjustments within the workplace. The aim of the programme is to provide the necessary knowledge and skill for delegates to be able to perform this role and includes the appropriate research and applications in this area.