Supporting dyslexic children: Online course by University of London

Supporting dyslexic children: Online course


Difficulties with reading and writing, often called ‘developmental dyslexia', is a complex condition which often presents with other difficulties in maths, short-term memory and concentration.

About the course

This course is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all, in light of recent scientific discoveries.

Course Syllabus

Week 1 - An overview

Week 2 - Definitions and identification of dyslexia

Week 3 - ‘Co-morbidity', and psychological and social aspects

Weeks 4 and 5 - Practical teaching approaches

Week 6 - Study skills, aids and accommodations

Course Sessions

October 1, 2014 - November 12, 2014

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