Dyslexia Awareness Level 2

Gain an awareness of how dyslexia affects people and explore the best approaches to providing the best support.
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Overview

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 will learn

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

Course Outcome

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Courses Taught by Experts

Sarah

Education and Childcare

My 30-year stride in education started with childminding, to working with pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. I then tutored in a national reading programme and went on to become a Higher-Level TA. I’m elated to say I graduated with a First-Class BA Honours Degree when I was 50 – living proof that it’s never too late to chase your dreams!

Sarah

Faye

Early Years

Beginning my career as an early years practitioner inspired me to step into the world of teaching. I have since elevated my skillset through a range of qualifications including L3 in Assessing Vocational Achievement, L3 in Education & Training and L4 in Internal Quality Assurance. I’m a big kid at heart; I love Disney movies and also dabble in photography.  

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Penny

STEM and History of Art

Marine biology, jellyfish conservationist, hairdresser, fitness instructor… I have an eclectic backstory! Art is my passion and one of my proudest moments was achieving my Masters in Fine Art. I then requalified as an Art teacher to share my knowledge with my students. For most of my career, I’ve supported vulnerable students with additional needs such as SEMH and SEN.

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Laura

Health care

For 10+ years, my passion for helping learners develop and grow has driven my career as a teacher. To help me progress even further, I am currently studying to achieve the IQA award. I love reading and I’m a self-professed Harry Potter fan. Talk to me about all things history, rock music, tattoos and true crime podcasts. 

Laura, tutor

Kelly

Counselling and Psychology

I always knew that a career focused around helping people achieve their goals was perfect for me. That’s why I became a tutor. I love to see my student’s confidence flourish as they progress through their courses. It’s important to help them fit their learning goals around their personal commitments so they have the best chance of success! 

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