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A Peek Inside a Course: Understanding and Supporting Learners with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

by | Jun 14, 2024 | ETS Instructors

Dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia are neurologically-based learning differences that affect specific areas of academic functioning. Dyslexia primarily impacts reading and language processing, making it difficult to decode words, spell accurately, and comprehend written text. Dysgraphia affects writing abilities, causing challenges with handwriting, spelling, and organizing thoughts on paper. Dyscalculia affects mathematical reasoning and calculation, making it hard to understand numbers, grasp mathematical concepts, and solve problems. While each presents unique hurdles, individuals with these learning differences often possess exceptional strengths in other areas, such as creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking. 

Our course, “Understanding and Supporting Learners with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia,” will provide you valuable insights into how these disabilities may present in the classroom. You will explore digital tools that can transform literacy and numeracy education, making learning a captivating journey for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Take a look at the topics you will encounter in this six module course:

Modules 1: Understanding Dyslexia

  • Gain knowledge and tools to effectively support readers with dyslexia by understanding the science of reading, utilizing evidence-based strategies, and dispelling misconceptions.

Module 2: Strategies for Dyslexia

  • Explore accommodations, text-to-speech tools, and style guides for creating accessible text.

Module 3: Understanding Dysgraphia

  • Develop the knowledge and skills to identify, understand, and support students with dysgraphia, emphasizing proper diagnosis and inclusive environments.

Module 4: Strategies for Dysgraphia

  • Utilize speech-to-text tools, analyze strategies for dysgraphia-friendly environments, and modify lessons to support students

Module 5: Understanding Dyscalculia

  • Experience a dyscalculia simulation and learn to identify and effectively support students with this learning disability.

Module 6: Strategies for Dyscalculia

  • Discover engaging games and review current and emerging digital math tools.

Register today!Understanding and Supporting Learners with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

Take advantage of our promotional codes for tuition discounts!

  • All current registrations receive 10% off tuition with code: summer24
  • First-time customers receive 50% off tuition with code: 50edtech2024
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