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.
This unit is part of a wider CPD programme which offers the opportunity to choose from a range of study options:
You can study:
*please note if you are a graduate with at least two years experience and are currently employed (recently or within the last two year’s employed to work with learners in a dyslexia/literacy setting and are looking for a fast track route to gaining the Level 5 Diploma you can study Focal Points for Literacy fast track Award (DAAWD80) instead of the above then move onto The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60)
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Our courses run six times a year in September, November, January, March, May and July.
“An informative course that has given me food for thought and plenty of practical ideas for future practice”
“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.”
Our Level 4 and 5 CPD programme is approved by The CPD Standards Office.