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

Understand how learners acquire and develop reading skills with our short online course

Our short CPD course will help you to understand how learners acquire and develop reading skills and understand why difficulties in reading occur and what we can do about them. It explains how the brain works and the underlying phonological, morphological and orthographic processes, and the impact these may have for learners with dyslexia

Why study Developing Reading Skills in Learners with Dyslexia?

By completing this unit, you will be able to:

1. Demonstrate understanding of the impact of dyslexia on the acquisition and development of reading skills

2. Understand how learners typically acquire and develop reading skills

3. Demonstrate understanding of strategies that can assist learners with dyslexia with reading

4. Identify support strategies for developing higher reading skills

At a glance

100% online training
Access anywhere
No live delivery
Developed by education professionals
Tutor support through online forums

and

CPD Standards Office Accredited
Level 4, mapped against Ofqual level descriptors
30 hours of self-paced study, over 8 weeks
Set start and assignment submission dates
Delivered through our Campus Online platform

Teacher helping student with her work

Who is the Developing Reading Skills in Learners with Dyslexia course suitable for?

This unit is suitable for those working in a primary/secondary dyslexia/literacy environment or those working with adults who have at least one year’s recent and relevant experience and who are qualified to Level 3 (A Level or equivalent qualifications). It is suitable for delegates in the UK or overseas.

Please note: we reserve the right to request information in support of your application. Teaching/learning support assistants should identify a senior member of teaching staff within the school to act as your mentor during this course.

How is the course delivered?

Our courses are delivered through Campus Online, our unique online learning platform.

Campus Online allows you to study at your own pace, without the need to travel, or commit to particular dates or times. You’ll log in to access your study materials, contact your tutor for support, and connect and network with other delegates.

What is the cost?

£295 + VAT

  • Payments by debit/credit card should be made online at the time of registration
  • If you or your organisation require an invoice upfront there is an additional admin charge of £25 + VAT. A purchase order number (if applicable) and finance contact name, address, email and phone number will be required at the time of registration

There are no additional costs for International delegates.

When can I start and how can I book?

This CPD course runs six times a year with start dates in September, November, January, March, May and July. Please click on the date below to make a booking.

  • 10 July 2024
    Book by 26 June (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 3 July if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 4 September 2024
  • 11 September 2024
    Book by 28 August (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 4 September if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 6 November 2024
  • 13 November 2024
    Book by 30 October (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 6 November if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 8 January 2025
  • 15 January 2025
    Book by 1 January (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 8 January if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 12 March 2025
  • 19 March 2025
    Book by 5 March (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 12 March if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 14 May 2025
  • 21 May 2025
    Book by 7 May (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 14 May if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 16 July 2025

What do our delegates say about the Developing Reading Skills course?

“Thank you for another informative course that really makes me reflect about what I can do better to better support pupils with dyslexia and also create stronger links when learning to read even with children that don’t find it as challenging!”

“I have enjoyed the module and have found the materials provided both interesting and informative”

“Thank you for the help and support from tutors and other learners. Although at times I have found it challenging, I have been able to use what I have learnt and put this into practice with my students”

“This course was very informative and well presented. Excellent support from tutor with quick and helpful responses. This has been my first experience with Dyslexia Action and I intend to study further from here. Thank you.”

Study this course as part of an Award

This unit contributes to the following Awards:

  • The Level 4 CPD Award in Developing Literacy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia – book the Award here
    or
  • The Level 4 CPD Award in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia – book the Award here.

By booking three set units as an Award, you will save £30.

Dyslexia CPD delivered through our practice-led approach

This unit is comprised of three study cycles, each of which includes a Study, Practice, Reflect, and Collaborate section. There are also associated practical tasks, with reference to current research and case studies.

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