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Elementary School Teacher

Certificate in Dyslexia Awareness


Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that mainly causes problems with reading, writing and spelling. This course will teach you about the various types of dyslexia and how to identify them. It will focus on the most common dyslexic behaviours among school children and will explore different cognitive strategies that you can use to deal with dyslexia.


Course Information

Course Information


  • Definition, causes and diagnosis

  • Signs of Dyslexia in early years, in primary school and secondary school

  • Assessment of Dyslexia and accommodating learning

  • Teaching Reading, phonic-based instruction, and multisensory methods

  • Teaching Vocabulary, spelling, and writing

  • Teaching materials and technological tools

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what dyslexia is & how it impacts children's learning & their day-to-day life.

  • Understand the characteristic traits of dyslexia.

  • Understand the signs of dyslexia in children at an early age, during their primary years, & in teenagers, & what you should do if you believe a child has dyslexia.

  • Understand the process of having a child tested for dyslexia.

  • Understand how to ensure children with dyslexia thrive at school & at home.

  • Understand the difficulties that may be encountered by a dyslexic learner.

  • Explore practical strategies to support student with dyslexia.

  • Explore the difficulties encountered by dyslexic learners & practical ways to support them.

Mode of Study

This courses is available through our Virtual Campus.



This course has been designed for anyone who supports children and young people who have - or may have - dyslexia. The scenarios presented in the course are appropriate for teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, childminders, volunteers, tutors, and care workers.


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Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in educational psychology.

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Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

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