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Dyslexia Awareness

Dyslexia is the most common learning disability and occurs in all areas of the world, affecting between 3-7% of the population.

Dyslexia is a disorder characterised by reading below the expected level for their age, with different people affected to different degrees.

Duration:
1 day

Location:
St Helens Chamber

Course content:

Problems may include difficulties in spelling words, reading quickly, writing words, “sounding out” words in the head, pronouncing words when reading aloud and understanding what one reads.

The aim of this course is for learners to develop their understanding of dyslexia to support learners within a working environment, and at the lower levels for own development to support own children. This course is suitable if the learners want to improve their understanding of dyslexia, whether for professional or personal reasons. It will be particularly relevant for parents with children who have dyslexia and for teaching assistants and learning support staff with little or no prior knowledge of dyslexia.

Learners may already be working in, or seeking employment in the following sectors – education, health & social care, employability, voluntary

For more information please contact us on 01744 698800 or info@thestartingpoint.org 

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