Part of an Accredited Course
Supporting Dyslexic Learners - practical solutions for secondary & FE
London, Manchester and Birmingham
Who is it suitable for?
This training is suitable for Senior managers, teachers, TAs / LSAs working in secondary and post 16 education
The aims of this session are:
- To ensure that all delegates have a good basic understanding of dyslexia
- To encourage delegates to consider how the dyslexic profile may affect classroom behaviours
- To explore what is meant by neurodiversity and the implications of co-occurring Specific Learning Differences (SpLD)
- To explore the potential of a well-constructed learner profile in informing teaching staff and boosting learner confidence
- To build an empathetic understanding of dyslexia and other SpLD
- To raise awareness of a range of easy to implement generic support strategies and tools
- To explore the idea of the dyslexia-friendly classroom, including any barriers to achieving this
- To consider what a dyslexia-friendly whole-school ethos might involve
- To consider how best to present information to dyslexic learners
- To explore issues around learner empowerment and self-advocacy
- To encourage delegates to take away three key ideas that they will implement in their own setting
- Review: what is dyslexia?
- How dyslexia may present at different stages of education
- Understanding the spectrum of neurodiversity
- Building a learner profile
- What does it feel like to be dyslexic?
- What can we do to help?
- The dyslexia-friendly classroom and school
- How to present information to learners
- Empowering the learner
- Next steps
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Thursday 6th February 2020
Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Tuesday 12th May 2020
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