Dyslexia is a developmental disorder wherein a person with normal or above-average intelligence has difficulty learning to read and difficulty in comprehending language. Being a dyslexia therapist allows you to assist individuals with dyslexia and related disorders in learning. You will be able to support them in discovering various learning methods that can fit their thinking and learning style. Achieving this will assist their learning academically and help them be more efficient in reading and writing.
In this course, you will be able to know and identify the different classification of dyslexia depending on their signs and symptoms. You will learn the different causes of dyslexia and how it affects the expressive language skills of a person. Taking this course will allow you to learn what characterizes dyslexia and what disorders are related to it and learn the principles and instructions in the skills of reading, writing and spelling.
Evaluations to diagnose dyslexia and related disorders with school-aged children, college students and adults as employees are usually conducted in various academic institutions such as schools, colleges and research centers. Be able to administer and interpret individualized evaluation and from this, provide intervention-oriented recommendations to them or their families. You may also consider exploring related careers to dyslexia therapist such as educational diagnostician, school psychologists, or speech language pathologist. Expand your knowledge and experience with evaluation, diagnosis and research for different learning disorders. Apply your expertise when preparing and teaching structured language therapy designed specifically for the dyslexic learner.
If you have the patience and passion to assist dyslexic learners in reaching their learning goals, then a job as a Dyslexia Therapist should be perfect for you.
- Unit 1 - Dyslexia, Challenges and Education Policies for Dyslexia
- Unit 2 - Causes of Dyslexia
- Unit 3 - How To Assess Dyslexia And The Key Actors
- Unit 4 - Eradicating Illiteracy
- Unit 5 - Learning To Read, Write and Spell
- Unit 6 - Teaching Dyslexics; Intervention Programs