Reading difficulties can affect every aspect of a child’s learning so it’s important to identify struggling readers and put the right strategies in place as early as possible.
This course provides all the information you need to start providing support for the most common learning difficulty – Dyslexia.
This introductory course, part of our Dyslexia Decoded Suite, provides you with a comprehensive understanding of Dyslexia so you can provide the most effective support to students who find reading difficult. When you complete this course, you will feel empowered to screen your students’ reading skills, identify struggling readers and make confident decisions about the supports and accommodations you can put in place to help them read alongside their classmates.
When you put your learning into practice, you’ll provide each student with an opportunity to learn to read with more enjoyment and less cognitive overload.
This self-guided professional learning course equips you with practical resources to identify and support students with Dyslexia or reading difficulties.
Samantha is a primary school and special education teacher with over 20 years’ experience, and has gained a PhD in Dyslexia Interventions. She is dedicated to providing evidence-based practice and has spent her career empowering children who have difficulties learning to succeed at school.
This fact sheet covers the main signs of dyslexia in children and the programs and strategies that can support with reading and spelling.
Exploring the role of teachers in the identification and support of children with Dyslexia.
A helpful guide for teachers and parents to understand the Systematic Synthetic Phonics reading approach.
Practical tips to build students' vocabulary and background knowledge for reading comprehension