Certificate in Understanding Dyslexia

first Run: Jul 2019 Run
27 Jul 2019 | 9.30am to 12.30pm
3, 17, 24, 31 Aug 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm
Public : $730.00
DAS Parents : $657.00

About this Course

 

This course introduces participants to a broad overview of Dyslexia, a specific learning difficulty. The incidence of dyslexia in Singapore falls within the international incidence of 3% to 10% of the population. Hence this course provides a useful foundation to understand more about this specific learning difficulty, the assessment, and support of students with dyslexia. It is hoped that this course will interest participants to pursue professional teaching courses with the DAS Academy.

 

This course is designed to give both professionals and family members a valuable overview of the common condition of dyslexia. The target audience may be a teacher who needs an insight into how to cope with dyslexia in the classroom, a parent who wants to support their child at home or other professionals and specialists who support students with learning differences.

 

 

What you will learn how to

 

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of dyslexia
  • Explain the causes of dyslexia.
  • Describe the various strategies to support a student with dyslexia.
  • Define the common co-occurring difficulties.
  • Explain how dyslexia can be an advantage

 

 

ASSESSMENT

 

There is ONE end of course quiz with 20 MCQ questions. To be eligible for a certificate, you must complete this quiz and achieve a passing score of 80%. Only 2 attempts are allowed.

The certificate will be issued by DAS Academy.

 

CERTIFICATION AWARDED

 

  • A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to participants who attain at least 75% attendance and successfully pass the assessment.
  • A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who attain at least 75% attendance but do not wish to undertake the assessment.

 

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