Orlando Bloom, Whoopi Goldberg and Steven Spielberg are some of the famous people who live with dyslexia. It’s a common learning disorder but would you recognize the signs?
With 1 in 10 people living with dyslexia but what does it mean? Find out more about this common learning disability and how to help people thrive with it.
Are you working with families or children who:
Have problems learning the alphabet?
Struggles when learning nursery rhymes like 'Jack and Jill'?
Have a family history of reading or spelling difficulties?
Hesitate or says 'um' a lot when talking?
Uses vague language rather than the actual name of an object?
Have trouble remembering dates, names or phone numbers?
It could mean they have dyslexia. With this course you will learn the signs of dyslexia, and ways to help people manage and live with their learning difficulties. People with dyslexia learn differently. Teachers, employers and their loved ones often feel frustrated because they are not being understood. And it’s even more stressful for the person with dyslexia. They want to learn but the method of teaching isn’t working for them. In our course, you’ll learn the best teaching strategies for people with dyslexia. With your help, they can conquer reading, writing and remembering by learning in the way that suits them. Understanding dyslexia awareness means you can help people reach their full potential whether that is children in the classroom, people at work, friends, family or neighbors. Our online accredited course will help you to understand dyslexia, find out the causes and effects of the condition, and learn about dyslexia treatment and other strategies to work with dyslexia. People with dyslexia run the risk of being left behind if there aren’t enough people around who can work with them. It could be a teacher who doesn’t understand why a pupil won’t learn. A parent who knows her kid is smart but stumbles over words when reading. An employer may not realize a worker’s full potential because he or she cannot remember instructions. You’re in a fantastic position to help change things around. Sign up for our online Dyslexia Awareness course today, and get started towards your rewarding new vocation or career helping people manage dyslexia.
What you wil learn:
It's a common preconception that people think dyslexia is a visual problem where kids write backwards or reverse letters. The truth is dyslexia has a negative impact on learning but people with this issue are just as smart as their colleagues or classmates.
We know that dyslexia isn't something that will be outgrown or cured. That's why it's important for people to know how to teach and train people with dyslexia so that they can overcome their challenges and be as successful as they deserve to be.
In this course you will learn the facts about dyslexia and how to properly help people overcome their learning difficulties. You’ll understand exactly what dyslexia is, how to spot the signs of dyslexia, ways to cope with dyslexia and any therapies or treatments which can help.
This online Dyslexia Awareness course will cover:
Causes and effects of dyslexia
How to identify and diagnose dyslexia
How to assess and evaluate a patient’s language
How to manage dyslexia
Teaching strategies for individuals with dyslexia
What dyslexia looks like in the classroom and the workplace
Our students leave this course with all the background knowledge and preparation they need to start a fulfilling and satisfying career in this field.