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Specific Learning Difficulties: What Administrators Need to Know (Briefing)


This course will develop your understanding of the barriers related to administration experienced by students with Specific Learning Difficulties (such as dyslexia), and how these can be overcome. It will review how best to manage the requirements of students with Specific Learning Difficulties, increase the support you can offer and identify the systems you need to employ. It will review the processes involved in setting up and managing student support.

This structured course will help you to fulfil your responsibilities to students with Specific Learning Difficulties and provide effective practical support required in terms of policy and accessing formal support. The course will focus on dyslexia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia.

Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties: Identification and Diagnosis (Briefing) is a useful precursor to this workshop, as it will not cover diagnosis or identification of specific learning difficulties.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • College staff
  • Non-University Teaching Institutions staff
  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
  • to understand the barriers that can exist for students with SpLD in processes and procedures
  • to consider solutions to those barriers
  • to gain knowledge of support and services provided by the DRC and others

One session of one and a quarter hours

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