What you'll learn :
Understand how dyslexia affects a person’s language and reading comprehension as well as a number of other considerations.
Discover how technology can assist a person living with dyslexia.
How to raise awareness in schools and the workplace.
Take part in a range of activities and exercises, that’ll help and assist you in treating and managing dyslexia.
Gain a good understanding of dyslexia and many other aspects associated with dyslexia, that often go unregarded.
Gain an understanding of the key roles of a dyslexia therapist.
There are no special requirements other than a high-school reading level and a pen and pad or other way of writing things down!
We are the World’s number one provider of Self Development and Arts Therapy Courses, with more than 180,000 students in 192 countries.
FULLY ACCREDITED DYSLEXIA THERAPY DIPLOMA
On completion of this course you will be eligible for full Accreditation with the CPD Standards Office, which is a prestigious professional organisation, recognised throughout the world, including the USA, UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Africa.
If you opt for accreditation, you’ll also get a diploma and 10 hours of CPD / CEU / CE Credits (depending on what country you reside).
This course is the perfect choice for both individuals and professional therapists looking to expand and enhance their repertoire and portfolio. Although the course alone won’t qualify you as a therapist, many of my students that are considering a career in coaching, take the course so they can advertise themselves as a professional coach that uses cutting edge Dyslexia Therapy techniques, which as you can imagine, gives them the edge over coaches not as familiar with these techniques.
Dyslexia Therapy for Self Help and Dyslexia Therapy as a Career
Welcome to this course on dyslexia therapy. We’re sure that you’ll both enjoy it and find it useful to better understand the nature of dyslexia as a condition and the treatment options that are available to improve the daily lives of dyslexia sufferers.
The course is comprehensive and covers every aspect of dyslexia therapy. It’s suitable for people who wish to learn more about the condition, but it is focused towards those people who wish to engage in the practice of dyslexia therapy. As such, you will have access to an enormous amount of resources and practical activities, that will help you with your studies.
Although this course is suitable for anyone who wishes to know more about dyslexia, it’s mainly focused towards informing those who want to engage in dyslexia therapy. To that end we’ll spend a fair amount of time on the nuts and bolts of the different aspect of dyslexia. It’s been our intention however, to keep this course light on theory and oriented towards practical engagement with the lived experience of dyslexia and the various ways those with dyslexia can manage the condition.
You’ll enjoy a lifetime access to the course, as well as updates to course material and the many downloadable resources, activities.
This dyslexia therapy for self help and or as a career online course, has all the flexibility and convenience that online learning offers, as well as full support, seven days a week.
The course syllabus includes:
Module 1: Understanding Dyslexia
1.1 Defining Dyslexia
Activity 1: Which of These Celebrities Has Dyslexia?
1.2 Living With Dyslexia
Activity 2: The Dyslexia Experience
1.3 Causes of Dyslexia
1.4 Related Concerns and Issues – PDF
Quiz: Module 1
Module 2: Diagnosis
2.1 Changes to the DSM and SLD Diagnosis – Plus Downloadable Resource
2.2 Diagnostic Criteria for SLD with Impairment in Reading – Slideshow and PDF
Resource: Spotting The Signs of Dyslexia
Quiz: Module 2
Module 3: Assessment and Evaluation
3.2 Phonological awareness
Activity 3: Rhyming Exercises
Activity 4: Ellison Analysis
Activity 5: Blending Synthesis
Activity 6: Discrimination Exercises
Activity 7: Sound Matching Tasks
3.3 Rapid naming and word fluency – Slideshow and PDF
Activity 8: RAN Assessments
3.4 Reading fluency – Slideshow and PDF
Activity 9: Using Fluency Phrases
3.5 Reading comprehension
Activity 10: Comprehension Cube
3.6 Spelling – PDF
Activity 11: Word Search
Activity 12: Good Writing Checklist
3.8 Other Considerations
3.9 Sewing it All Up – Slideshow and PDF
Quiz: Module 3
Module 4: Managing Dyslexia
4.1 Assistive and Adaptive Technology
4.2 Remediation Training – PDF
Activity 13: How Much of a Self-Advocate Are You?
Quiz: Module 4
Module 5: Learning The Basics
5.1 Learning The Basics – Language
5.2 Learning The Basics – Spelling – PDF
Activity: How Good is Your Spelling?
5.3 Reading – Slideshow and PDF
5.4 Learning The Basics – Writing
Activity 15: Pronunciation
Activity 16: Silent Letters
Activity 17: Compound Words
Quiz: Module 5
Module 6: Dyslexia in The Classroom
6.1 Building an Inclusive Classroom
6.2 Awareness – PDF
6.3 Differentiated instruction
Activity 18: Climax, Structure, and Elements of a Story
Activity 19: Context Clues Vocabulary Builder Activity
Activity 20: Comprehension and Inference Question Creator
Activity 21: Poetic Devices Finder
Activity 22: Figurative Language Finder
Activity 23: Character Traits and Motivations
Activity 24: Summarisation and Narrative Sequence
Activity 25: Identifying Facts and Opinions
6.4 Classroom Modifications
Activity 26: Section 504 – Classroom Checklist
Quiz: Module 6
Module 7: Dyslexia in The Workplace
7.2 Workplace Coping Strategies – Slideshow and PDF
7.3 Organisation and Time Management – PDF
7.4 Reading Strategies
7.5 Writing Strategies – Slideshow and PDF
7.6 Memory Strategies
Activity 27: Workplace Dyslexia Checklist
Quiz: Module 7
Module 8: Information Seminars
8.1 Organising Seminars
Activity 28: Creating A Mock Seminar Programme
8.2 Sensitivity Training and Real Change
Activity 29 : Adult Dyslexia Checklist
Quiz: Module 8
Module 9: Intervention for Dyslexia
Resource: Dyslexia Assessment Battery Reference Sheet
9.2 Highlighting Strengths – Slideshow and PDF
Quiz: Module 9
Module 10: Clinical Therapy
10.1 Medical Treatments – Slideshow and PDF
10.2 Nutritional/Allergic Treatment
10.3 Sensory Integration, Reading Reflex, and Optometric Treatment
Resource: Sensory Processing Disorder Checklist
Quiz: Module 10
Who this course is for :
Anyone wanting to understand dyslexia, or who live with dyslexia.
Anyone who lives or knows someone who has dyslexia.
For people who wish to work in the field of dyslexia.
For anyone wishing to explore dyslexia, or the role of a dyslexia therapist.
Course Size Details :
1 hour on-demand video
42 downloadable resources
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion
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