Understanding Dyslexia Diploma


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What is the Understanding Dyslexia Diploma course?

This Understanding Dyslexia Diploma course is designed to give both professionals and family members a overview of dyslexia. You’ll learn about what dyslexia is, how it manifests itself in learners and the effect it can have on all aspects of their lives. You’ll also focus on strategies and treatments designed to support sufferers and help them overcome the extra challenges they face in their learning experience.

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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • CPD Certified
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access
  • Join a community of over 500,000 learners
Understanding Dyslexia Diploma

10% of all people are dyslexic and most people don't even know it. Learn about dyslexia and how you can handle and assist people suffering from this language based learning disability.

Is the Understanding Dyslexia Diploma online course right for me?

This course can be for the novice student or for the individuals who want to progress their career, individuals with dyslexia or a parent, guardian, teacher, physicians or professionals dealing with people with dyslexia.

You can be an individual who would like to learn more for their professional or personal growth, and understand how to deal with people who are suffering from it.

What job could I get with an Understanding Dyslexia Diploma qualification? ­­

The Understanding Dyslexia Diploma is a useful qualification to possess, and would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Behaviour Analyst
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Dyslexia Specialist
  • Mental Health Specialist
  • Neurologist
  • Social Worker
  • Special Education Teacher.

Why study the Understanding Dyslexia Diploma online course with e-Careers?

  • Study in your own time on all your internet-enabled devices.
  • Access to the course is for 12 months, meaning there is no deadline to meet and you can refer back to the material whenever you need to.
  • Not only is the course cost effective, its easy-to-access structure makes it time effective too.
  • Customer support is on hand, should you run into problems.
  • Gaining the diploma proves your commitment to supporting people with dyslexia and could boost your career.
  • This course is CPD certified

Begin the process of empowering those with dyslexia today by signing up to the Dyslexia Diploma.

What are the Understanding Dyslexia Diploma online course modules?

  • What is Dyslexia?
  • The Causes and Diagnosis of Dyslexia
  • Types of Dyslexia
  • Dyslexia and Phonics
  • Dyslexia and Writing and Spelling
  • Dyslexia, Speaking and Listening
  • Dyslexia and Mathematics
  • Dyslexia and Science
  • Dyslexia and Creativity
  • Dyslexia for ESL (English as a Second Language) Learners
  • Living and Working with Dyslexia as an Adult
  • Co-Occurring Conditions with Dyslexia
  • Treatments and Support for Dyslexia
  • Dyslexia and the Law

What does the Understanding Dyslexia Diploma online course cover?

Progress through 14 easy-to-access modules that should take between 10-15 hours in total to complete.

  • Define dyslexia, learn about its symptoms and how these can affect the sufferer’s life.
  • Learn about different people in the community who can help with dyslexia.
  • Explore the possible causes of dyslexia including neurological causes.
  • Find out how dyslexia is diagnosed and how heredity can play a part.
  • Learn about the different types of reading deficits and understand which ones are related to dyslexia.
  • Discover the interventions and treatments used for different types of dyslexia.
  • Learn about the signs of different kinds of dyslexia.
  • Explore dyslexia and phonics starting with a definition of phonics.
  • Gain an insight into the importance of phonics in literacy and speech.
  • Find out how phonics is taught and how dyslexia affects the learning of phonics.
  • Learn why dyslexia causes individuals to struggle with writing and ways in which this problem can be overcome.
  • Discover how spelling is taught and where spelling-related issues orginate.
  • Gain an understanding of how dyslexia can affect speaking and listening skills and how a speech therapist can intervene with this.
  • Learn how speaking and listening skills contribute to reading and writing ability and how these can be improved.
  • Learn about dyscalculia and the challenges associated with this maths-related condition.
  • Explore dyslexia and science including how dyslexic students can learn physics, chemistry and biology.
  • Discover the relationship between dyslexia and art, music and creative writing.
  • Learn how dyslexia affects learning ESL (English as a Second Language).
  • Study the MSL (Multi-Sensory Structured Language) method of teaching languages to dyslexic people.
  • Explore the issues associated with living and working with dyslexia as an adult including spotting signs of dyslexia at work and dealing with reading and writing issues in the workplace.
  • Learn about conditions that often appear alongside dyslexia such as dyspraxia, ADD and ADHD.
  • Learn more about treatments for children with dyslexia including speech therapy and medication, including some treatments used for ADD and ADHD.
  • Explore why and when dyslexia can be classed as a disability and how the law protects disabled people.

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