À propos

Does your child or someone you know have problems learning the alphabet? Struggle when learning nursery rhymes like 'Jack and Jill'? Have trouble remembering dates, names, or phone numbers? It could mean they have dyslexia. According to the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, it can affect up to 20 percent of the population and is the most common of all neurological disorders.

Learn the signs of dyslexia and ways to help people manage their learning difficulties with this Dyslexia Awareness course. In ten modules, you’ll learn the best teaching strategies for people with dyslexia and how to help them conquer reading, writing and remembering by learning in a way that suits them.

Gain a better understanding of this common learning disability and take Dyslexia Awareness today to expand your worldview and help you become a better teacher, parent, or overall person.


Conditions requises

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Leçons

Module 1: Understanding Dyslexia
  • Defining dyslexia
  • Causes of dyslexia
  • Effects of dyslexia
  • Related concerns and issues
  • Severity of condition
Module 2: Diagnosis
  • Case history
  • Observations
  • Assessments
  • Analyzing data
Module 3: Assessment And Evaluation
  • Language
  • Phonological awareness
  • Rapid naming and word fluency
  • Reading fluency
  • Reading comprehension
  • Spelling
  • Writing
Module 4: Managing Dyslexia
  • Adaptive technologies
  • Alphabetic orthography
  • Support systems
  • Self-advocacy
Module 5: Learning The Basics
  • Language
  • Spelling
  • Reading
  • Writing
Module 6: Dyslexia In The Classroom
  • Awareness
  • Modifications
  • Inclusion
  • Differentiated instruction
Module 7: Dyslexia In The Workplace
  • Awareness
  • Reading strategies
  • Writing strategies
  • Memory strategies
  • Organization and time management
Module 8: Information Seminars
  • Helping people understand dyslexia
  • Discussing paths to real change
  • Sensitivity training
  • Case studies
Module 9: Intervention For Dyslexia
  • Observation
  • History
  • Testing
  • Highlight strengths
  • Strategies to cope with dyslexia
Module 10: Clinical Therapy
  • Medical treatments
  • Nutritional/Allergic treatment
  • Occupational/Sensory integration, reflex, and optometric treatment
  • Transfer of function

Carrière

Who is this course for?

  • Teachers with students who are falling behind or having trouble learning can explore whether dyslexia is an issue
  • Parents who have a child with dyslexia, or suspect their child has dyslexia, will be able to interact in the best way to help their kids
  • Employers will know how to instruct their staff who have dyslexia in a way that they can understand and react positively to
  • Everyone who interacts with the public! With so many people with dyslexia, it is important that everyone recognizes the symptoms and knows how to best work with people who have dyslexia

Opportunités de carrière

After completing this course, you could:

  • Continue your education into other areas of learning disabilities
  • Assist special education teachers
  • Get a better idea if you would enjoy a career helping those with learning disabilities
  • Be a better support system for friends and family with dyslexia
  • Gain understanding and empathy for those who have different learning abilities than you

Certification

Vous devrez suivre chaque leçon dans son intégralité et répondre aux examens à la fin de chaque module de cours. Si votre taux de réussite dépasse 55 % à chaque examen, vous pourrez obtenir un certificat de réussite ou d'autres options d'accréditation pour reconnaître votre réussite.

Tous les cours sont accrédités par l'International Council for Online Educational Standards et par l'Association Internationale des Collèges Privés de Carrière (www.iapcc.org). Lorsqu'ils terminent un cours avec succès, les étudiants peuvent choisir d'acheter un certificat ICOES qui reconnaît leur réussite, auprès de cette institution tierce.

La plupart de nos cours vous permettront d'obtenir des crédits dans le cadre de la formation continue (CE) ou du développement professionnel continu (CPD). Les points CE/CPD sont acceptés et reconnus par les organismes professionnels membres et les institutions académiques à travers les États-Unis et au niveau international.

Creator

April Mcdowell

Expertise: Literacy

April Mcdowell has 25 years of teaching experience and an MA as a Literacy Specialist from Columbia University. She supports children in their literacy learning in a one-on-one setting with literacy work such as reading comprehension, fluency, vocabulary development, spelling, writing skills, and phonics. She also provides advanced academic enrichment for children who are in need of additional challenges in reading and writing. She has an MA in Elementary Education from American University and a BA in Psychology from Vassar College.

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Dyslexia Awareness

19422 étudiants. Accrédité par ICOES. Certifié par IAPCC et CPD.

19422 étudiants. 
Accrédité par ICOES.
Certifié par IAPCC et CPD.

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    À propos

    Does your child or someone you know have problems learning the alphabet? Struggle when learning nursery rhymes like 'Jack and Jill'? Have trouble remembering dates, names, or phone numbers? It could mean they have dyslexia. According to the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, it can affect up to 20 percent of the population and is the most common of all neurological disorders.

    Learn the signs of dyslexia and ways to help people manage their learning difficulties with this Dyslexia Awareness course. In ten modules, you’ll learn the best teaching strategies for people with dyslexia and how to help them conquer reading, writing and remembering by learning in a way that suits them.

    Gain a better understanding of this common learning disability and take Dyslexia Awareness today to expand your worldview and help you become a better teacher, parent, or overall person.


    Conditions requises

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Leçons

    Module 1: Understanding Dyslexia
    • Defining dyslexia
    • Causes of dyslexia
    • Effects of dyslexia
    • Related concerns and issues
    • Severity of condition
    Module 2: Diagnosis
    • Case history
    • Observations
    • Assessments
    • Analyzing data
    Module 3: Assessment And Evaluation
    • Language
    • Phonological awareness
    • Rapid naming and word fluency
    • Reading fluency
    • Reading comprehension
    • Spelling
    • Writing
    Module 4: Managing Dyslexia
    • Adaptive technologies
    • Alphabetic orthography
    • Support systems
    • Self-advocacy
    Module 5: Learning The Basics
    • Language
    • Spelling
    • Reading
    • Writing
    Module 6: Dyslexia In The Classroom
    • Awareness
    • Modifications
    • Inclusion
    • Differentiated instruction
    Module 7: Dyslexia In The Workplace
    • Awareness
    • Reading strategies
    • Writing strategies
    • Memory strategies
    • Organization and time management
    Module 8: Information Seminars
    • Helping people understand dyslexia
    • Discussing paths to real change
    • Sensitivity training
    • Case studies
    Module 9: Intervention For Dyslexia
    • Observation
    • History
    • Testing
    • Highlight strengths
    • Strategies to cope with dyslexia
    Module 10: Clinical Therapy
    • Medical treatments
    • Nutritional/Allergic treatment
    • Occupational/Sensory integration, reflex, and optometric treatment
    • Transfer of function

    Carrière

    Who is this course for?

    • Teachers with students who are falling behind or having trouble learning can explore whether dyslexia is an issue
    • Parents who have a child with dyslexia, or suspect their child has dyslexia, will be able to interact in the best way to help their kids
    • Employers will know how to instruct their staff who have dyslexia in a way that they can understand and react positively to
    • Everyone who interacts with the public! With so many people with dyslexia, it is important that everyone recognizes the symptoms and knows how to best work with people who have dyslexia

    Opportunités de carrière

    After completing this course, you could:

    • Continue your education into other areas of learning disabilities
    • Assist special education teachers
    • Get a better idea if you would enjoy a career helping those with learning disabilities
    • Be a better support system for friends and family with dyslexia
    • Gain understanding and empathy for those who have different learning abilities than you

    Creator

    April Mcdowell

    Expertise: Literacy

    April Mcdowell has 25 years of teaching experience and an MA as a Literacy Specialist from Columbia University. She supports children in their literacy learning in a one-on-one setting with literacy work such as reading comprehension, fluency, vocabulary development, spelling, writing skills, and phonics. She also provides advanced academic enrichment for children who are in need of additional challenges in reading and writing. She has an MA in Elementary Education from American University and a BA in Psychology from Vassar College.