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Dyslexia and Significant Difficulties in Reading

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20 hours, 1-2 hrs per week

Flexible start date

  • Section quizzes
  • Forum participation
  • Create an action plan
  • OLT Associate Tutor
  • Delivery Partner (e.g. Local Authority or Schools)
£
  • £0 (excl. VAT) for OLT Tutor
  • Just £0 (excl. VAT) for existing Delivery Partners
  • Discounts apply to purchases of 10 or more places
  • Organisation/Whole-school unlimited licences available

Certification

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OLT Associate Tutors

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Kim Webb

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Rod Markham

TCert, Adv. Dip. Ed. (SEN), BA (Hons), MSC, CPsychol, AFBPS, HCPC registered


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Tutored places

£550

/ per place (excl VAT)
  • Flexible online training which adapts to your schedule
  • Engaging learning format alongside novel AI learning approaches
  • A comprehensive, modular format which moves through three core sections: Understanding, Assessment, and Intervention followed by case studies
  • A catalogue of practical and accessible resources
  • All the practical knowledge, tools, and confidence to make a sustainable difference
  • Regular psychological supervision to embed practice
  • Regular solution-focused coaching to empower and build sustainable practice
  • 20 hours, join a termly cohort

Local Authority/MAT

Flexible

and scalable finance options
  • Impactful for School Staff Having all the knowledge, tools and confidence to imporve outcomes for CYP
  • Enjoyable and Rewarding for Your Team Training to mentor staff to embed best practice through solution-focused coaching skills
  • Sustainable for Your Organisation Highly cost effective with evidenced KPIs embedded, and ongoing personalised strategic support from Educational Psychologists to maximise outcomes

Book a call with your service coordinator (Jenny Dutton or Richard Skelton, Educational Psychologists)

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • describe the relationship between phonological awareness and reading ability
  • explain the role that working memory has in learning to read, write and spell
  • examine the purpose and process of individual education assessments
  • apply a graduated approach to assessment using a universal, targeted or intensive staged process
  • use checklists to assess reading, comprehension, decoding and phonological awareness
  • identify co-occurring difficulties
  • provide strategies to teach decoding, spelling, comprehension, phonological awareness and reading fluency
  • systematically monitor progress in response to intervention, and plan next steps
  • evaluate how assistive technology can support student progress
  • work in partnership with parents to create an action plan to practice and improve literacy skills
  • create a support plan for a pupil/group of pupils in your school

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