Continuous Professional Development Award in Literacy and Dyslexia

This module of the Award in Literacy and Dyslexia Course will ensure that participants understand dyslexia and its impact on the learner. They will gain an understanding of the theories of causality and the various definitions for dyslexia. Participants will gain an understanding of literacy development and how this differs in the case of dyslexia. They will also be introduced to the principles and practice of inclusive education.
This module of the Award in Literacy and Dyslexia Course will ensure that participants have sound knowledge of the different purposes, levels and types of assessment and that they are able to link the definitions of dyslexia and theories of causality with the domains to assess for dyslexia. This will enable them to profile a learner’s literacy difficulties to inform intervention.
This module of the Award in Literacy and Dyslexia Course will examine the principles and practice of multisensory teaching, supporting participants to develop and a deliver a structured, cumulative, multi-sensory intervention to remediate literacy difficulties.