At Dyslexia Matters® we are friendly, caring, approachable team of current practitioners , and our mission is to help people with specific learning difficulties and those who work with them.
When you train with us you will experience a warm and supportive learning environment and receive generous assessor input while gaining up to date, practical hands-on knowledge and access to online resources placing you at the cutting edge of Dyslexia.
The Dyslexia Award is a short practical training programme, focusing on understanding and supporting groups of learners with dyslexia and/or specific learning difficulties taught through a range of videos, cartoons, activities and power points. It was developed in response to demand from teaching assistants/teachers/SENDCos for a shorter course on dyslexia to be available as an alternative to the Level 5 Specialist Teacher Diploma.
This online course and assessed tasks will take approximately 120 hours to complete over 6 – 9 months and will give the candidates 12 Level 5 credits.
Teachers, HLTAs, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and those with a level 3 qualification or higher looking for a new career.
Candidates study on their own with the support of a remote tutor.
OCN Level 5 Award Qualification – £900
i)The course comprises 12 credits of on-line learning, complete with online assessment. It offers an interactive experience, the content of which is delivered through:
• Reading materials/resources
• Demonstration lessons
ii) Candidates can work at their own pace and are welcome to repeat any lectures needing consolidation.
iii) Candidates are further supported by a personal tutor, who will provide individual feedback to give advice on how to extend or improve practice, challenge candidates’ thinking, or to offer additional opportunities for reflection.
To book your place on this course please complete the application form.