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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.

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.

An Overview of Assistive Technology

FREE

eLearning

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

Accredited Level 4 - Workplace Assessors Programme (WAP - online)

4 days training plus an accredited workbook

£1,404 inclusive of VAT

eLearning (for blended / 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.