Courses

Supporting Students with Literacy Difficulties-An Introduction to Dyslexia

This is a free course demonstrating an Introduction to Dyslexia to support students with Literacy Difficulties. Key concepts covered include: What is dyslexia?How to identify children who may have dyslexia in primary and secondary schools.Key features of dyslexia including phonological awareness, verbal processing and memory skillsStrategies to support students with dyslexia.

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Supporting Students with Literacy Difficulties- A guide to Paired Reading

This is a free course demonstrating A Guide to Paired Reading to support students with Literacy Difficulties. Key concepts covered include: The link between phonological awareness and readingThe impact of reading difficultiesThe benefits of the Paired Reading ApproachUsing Paired Reading to support reluctant readersAdapting Paired Reading to older readers.Strategies to support the...

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Using ‘Blanks Levels Questioning’ to support language development and reading comprehension

This is a free course demonstrating some of the key aspects of using ‘Blanks Levels Questioning’ to support language development and reading comprehension. It is widely acknowledged that oral language is critical for literacy development and educational success. As early childhood teachers (and that includes parents!) we need to stimulate children’s...

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Supporting Children with Social Communication Difficulties

This is a free course demonstrating some of the key aspects in supporting social communication needs within the classroom environment Key concepts covered include: Introduction: What are social communication difficulties?How to support children with social communication difficulties including the use of visuals. Stage 1 – Supporting children at the preverbal stage: What is stage 1...

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Supporting speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in the classroom

Supporting speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in the classroom This is a free course demonstrating some of the key aspects in supporting speech, language, and communication needs within the classroom environment Key concepts covered include: Introduction: What is communication and how can it go wrong?What impact do Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties (SLCN)...

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