3 CPD presentations to help pupils with Dyslexia for just £25!
Are there children in your school who have a range of abilities yet unexpected difficulty learning to read, spell or write fluently? These pupils may be recognised as having dyslexia. These children have the same right of access to the curriculum and all of the school’s other activities as any other pupil.
3 dyslexia experts share their knowledge to help teachers do all that can be done for ALL of your pupils to access the full curriculum.
The effective use of technology to support Dyslexia
Arran Smith – Managing Director, SEND Group
This session gives teachers a fundamental understanding of paid for and free technology that can support dyslexic learners both in the classroom and at home. Arran explains the benefits of assistive technology, looking at software, hardware and other technologies. He aims to help schools make informed choices, then quickly and easily implement technology to help learners with dyslexia.
Study skills for learners with Additional Learning Needs
Neil MacKay – CEO, Action Dyslexia Training and Consultancy
Neil highlights research validated strategies that have been specifically ‘tweaked’ to make them achievable for students with Additional Learning Needs (ALN) at Key Stages 2-4. Strategies include developing skills around active listening, multi-sensory note taking and recording strategies using ALN friendly templates/scaffolds, reading to remember, and revising for tests.
Whole school Dyslexia strategy
Philippa Vince – SEND Consultant, Dyslexia Assessor and Director of Toucan Education
Philippa explains the importance of a whole school dyslexia strategy, outlining key principles of dyslexia and the impact it can have on daily life. She provides guidance for teachers on identifying which children to look out for. Philippa also gives tips on how to break down barriers to learning for dyslexic students and provides strategies to support dyslexic learners in a busy classroom.
These dyslexia training videos will help you use technology to support dyslexia, implement a whole school dyslexia strategy and help learners with additional needs develop their study skills to ensure the best outcomes.
The effective use of technology
to support Dyslexia
Arran Smith’s presentation will help you…
- Understand assistive tech and how it can help dyslexic learners
- Have an informed choice of what is available – including software, hardware, paid for and free tech
- Start the conversation in your school regarding technology implementation within education
- Implement technology the following day
Watch a preview of Arran’s presentation…
Bonus session Me, my Dyslexia and success included for FREE – In this inspirational talk, Arran outlines his journey as a severely dyslexic adult who was told that he would never amount to anything due to his dyslexia. He covers his experiences through education into work, to becoming a dyslexic entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in the field of dyslexia and SEND
“Neil is very inspirational and also practical, which as you know for teachers is everything!”
Study skills for learners with
Additional Learning Needs
Neil MacKay is CEO of Action Dyslexia and the author of a range of SEND books, including Removing Dyslexia as a barrier to achievement andThe Routledge companion to Dyslexia.
A freelance consultant and trainer who created the concept of Dyslexia Friendly Schools, Neil is an experienced teacher who taught for 26 years. During this time, he worked with children with a wide range of ages, needs and ability. Neil is known for his ability to bring the classroom into his training and for providing lively, entertaining and thought provoking opportunities for teachers to reflect on and develop their practice.
Whole school Dyslexia strategy
Philippa Vince looks at how a whole school dyslexia strategy can really make a difference for pupils who struggle with reading, spelling or writing.
Her session covers:
- Understanding key principles of dyslexia
- Understanding the impact dyslexia has on daily life
- Why a whole school dyslexia strategy is important and how to implement one
- Strategies to support dyslexic students in a busy classroom
Watch a snippet of Philippa’s presentation…
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Lorraine Chester – Sefton SEN Inclusion Service
“Very clearly presented. Lots of useful ideas to take back into school and discuss with the Headteacher.”
Anita Coleman, Assistant Head/Inclusion Lead – St Margaret’s CE Primary
“The information presented was really useful and the staff and I can implement a lot of key ideas quickly and easily.”
Jo Vizor, Head of Learning Support – The Elms School
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Janet Bristow, SENCO – Perrymount Primary School
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