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Unit in Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties – (DACPD51)

Enhance support for pupils with dyslexia and co-occurring difficulties with our short online course

Our short CPD course, Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties, will develop your understanding of dyslexia, literacy difficulties and other co-occurring conditions, including autism and ADHD.

You will learn how to recognise and support learners’ needs through the exploration of the current theories of dyslexia and conditions with which it occurs. By looking at the latest research, practice and key terminology, you will increase your understanding of classroom strategies, interventions and approaches to better support pupils.

Why study Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties?

By completing this unit, you will be able to:

1. Identify key features of dyslexia and examine a range of current definitions of dyslexia

2. Identify the key features of conditions that commonly co-occur with dyslexia

3. Recognise the impact that dyslexia, and the overlap with conditions that commonly co-occur with it, has on day-to-day living and academic progress.

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
20 hours of self-paced study, over 8 weeks
Set start and assignment submission dates
Delivered through our Campus Online platform

Student figuring out problem with teacher in school

Who is the Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties course suitable for?

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

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

Study this course as part of an Award

This unit contributes to the following Award:

  • The Level 4 CPD Award in Perspectives on Dyslexia – book the Award here

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

What do our delegates say about Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties?

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


Julietta Howell is an ALN (Additional Learning Needs) Specialist Practitioner at St John’s College in Cardiff, an independent school for pupils aged three to eighteen. She is dyslexic herself and in the video below shares how this course has helped her in her role.

 

Dyslexia CPD delivered through our practice-led approach

This dyslexia course 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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