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Unit in Developing Reading Skills in Learners with Dyslexia – (DACPD84)

Why take this short course?

DACPD84 – This Level 4 Unit gives practitioners the knowledge to compare recent models of reading skills and to understand their relevance to readers with dyslexia who are learning English or other alphabetic languages.  It examines the phonological, morphological and orthographic processes that underlie reading competence and explains why explicit, structured tuition can help build language awareness in learners with dyslexia.  It also considers the difficulties that readers with dyslexia can face when accessing print.

Learning Outcomes

On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how learners typically acquire and develop reading skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of the impact of dyslexia on the acquisition and development of reading skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of reading strategies that can assist learners with dyslexia
  • Identify support strategies for developing higher reading skills

How is the course delivered?

  • The courses are only delivered online which offers you the flexibility to organize your time to fit around your professional and personal commitments.  It also saves you the time and expense of travel and classroom attendance
  • Total study time per Unit is 3-5 hrs a week (20-30 hours total study over a 6 week period per Unit)
  • Tutor support is offered throughout the duration of the induction and course

Entry Requirements

  • Be qualified to at least level 3 (‘A’ level) on the UK qualifications framework or have other equivalent qualifications and relevant experience. Teaching assistants must be mentored by a qualified teaching professional whilst on the course
  • Qualified classroom teachers or teaching or learning assistants and be currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in the UK or internationally
  • Qualified learning or adult support tutor and be currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in a further or higher education educational setting or those working in a support function
  • Have a minimum English language ability level such as: IELTS 6 or TOEFL 60-78 points

How much does it cost?

  • Pay Online at the time of registration £295 + VAT.
  • Pay Later £325 + VAT.

* Please note there is an additional fee of £25(Plus VAT) for any payments not made online at the time of registration by credit/debit card

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