This Dyslexia course is perfect for individuals wanting to boost their skills in a learning environment. Build your understanding of the condition by learning how to spot tell-tale signs of dyslexia and the impacts the condition can have on young people. You’ll also understand diagnosing the condition and explore the best practices when providing guidance and support options. By taking this Dyslexia course, you will be able to provide better support for those with dyslexia in your life, whether they are friends, family, or students. Invest in your own development today and enquire about this Dyslexia course.
What you'll learn
Unit 1 - Introduction to Dyslexia
Firstly, we’ll help you understand what dyslexia is by observing the potential causes of the condition, its history and the different types of dyslexia.
Unit 2 - Spotting the signs
In this unit, we’ll focus on how to identify symptoms indicators (not symptoms )of dyslexia in young people and adults. You’ll learn about key signs such as delayed speech development, difficulty reading and difficulty expressing themselves through written language.
Unit 3 - Impact of Dyslexia on the child, young person and adult
Explore the impact dyslexia has on different age groups and how it might affect different developmental stages of reading and writing. We’ll also highlight the emotional impact on individuals having this condition.
Unit 4 - Tools, tips and strategies to support
Here, you will learn the best strategies to empower individuals in managing their dyslexia. You’ll be able to provide support in overcoming the difficulties and challenges of the condition whilst supplying helpful resources.
Unit 5 - Diagnostics Assessments/Screening
In the final unit, you’ll explore the methods used to diagnose dyslexia by looking at screening tests and diagnostic tests. Gain an understanding of the different services and interventions available to individuals with the condition.
The aim of this course is to develop your knowledge of Dyslexia. Learners could also explore other Specific Learning Difficulties through our Autism course or SpLD course. You could also develop your career options by becoming a Teaching Assistant with our Supporting Teaching & Learning Level 2 or Level 3 Certificate. If you are already working as a Teaching Assistant, you might want to consider undertaking the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 qualification to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.
How is this course assessed or examined?
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This will be part of your portfolio of evidence which is the main assessment method of this course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English. There is a minimum study age of 16.