Supporting adults with dyslexia in tertiary education and training: an introduction
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Get hands on exposure to the latest dyslexia screening tools; examine the additional challenges that learners face beyond phonological decoding and find out the latest thinking on Positive Dyslexia and some of the new technological aids.
Recent research findings from a wide range of disciplines have significantly expanded our understanding of dyslexia and how best to support dyslexic students and trainees. Breakthroughs in Neuroscience, Genetics, Cognitive Psychology and Education have cumulated to level the playing field for adults with dyslexia, and to provide pathways to dramatically improved success rates in tertiary education and training.
Attendees will come away from this in-house workshop with ideas on how to implement a holistic support programme to foster the best possible outcomes for dyslexic students and trainees.
About the facilitator
Mike Styles has worked in the areas of adult literacy/numeracy for over 20 years. He is a self-employed consultant working in the area of adult Dyslexia support and advises education organisations and companies across the workforce in matters of Dyslexia and Neurodiversity.
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