PRIMARY & PRE PRIMARY

Accredited Training in Specific Learning Difficulties and Neurodiversity
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Course Overview

Written by international experts and authors within the field of Specific Learning Difficulties, this course helps you gain a deeper understanding of Neurodiversity and the most commonly occurring Specific Learning Difficulties such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, Autism, Specific Language Impairment, Working Memory, Anxiety and Trauma and more…… The highly popular 4.5 hour accredited course introduces you to a complete toolkit allowing you to profile struggling learners in early years and primary school.

YOU WILL…

  • Understand what neurodiversity is.
  • Understand how different SpLDs overlap.
  • Learn how to profile neurodiverse students.
  • Know which classroom strategies benefit which students.

YOU WILL BE ABLE TO…

  • Create a unique learner profile for your students.
  • Talk to students, parents and learning support specialists with confidence.
  • Refer students to specific learning difficulties specialists.
  • Offer multiple classroom strategies to empower every student in your class.

YOU WILL GET…


  • 8 x 30min (approx) online, on-demand highly engaging videos

  • Key recommendations to support every student

  • Multiple samples of student profiles and IEPs.

  • An interactive Specific Learning Difficulties Manual with web links to further support.

  • The ability to understand the link between the latest research and best practice.

  • Tools to help identify and build SpLD profiles

  • Checklists to identify SpLD’s and neurodiversity in digital and hardcopy formats

  • Strengths profiling tools

  • Access to informative resources on neurodiversity and SpLDs Including:
    • A Manual on Specific Learning Difficulties
    • A Learning Difficulties Dictionary
    • An IT Manual
    • Sample Student Profiles, IEPs
    • 3 infographic posters
      1. 1. Neurodiversity strengths, use your strengths to choose your career path
      2. 2. School learning difficulties, indicate a student’s areas of strengths and weakness
      3. 3. Indicators of learning difficulties, with appropriate support our students can shine
  • Teacher/Parent interview scaffolds
  • Knowledge and skills to help your team meet the learning needs of every student.
  • 100’s of links to further resources and support.
  • A professionally accredited certificate of completion for your resume or professional folio.
  • Access to future Core 2 and 3 training in SpLD’s and Neurodiversity.
  • And so much more…

The highly popular 4.5 hour accredited course introduces you to a complete toolkit to profile struggling learners in early years and primary school.

Summary

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 20 Minutes 03 Seconds

Summary

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Sebastian and the checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 31 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 46 Minutes 08 Seconds

Summary

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Gross Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Using Assistive Technology and Having High Expectations.
 
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds

Summary

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 20 Minutes 03 Seconds

Summary

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Sebastian and the checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 31 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 46 Minutes 08 Seconds

Summary

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Gross Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Using Assistive Technology and Having High Expectations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds
Liz Dunoon

Liz Dunoon is a teacher and a mother to 3 children all with dyslexia. She is the author of 4 books including ‘Helping Children With Dyslexia’, the creator of the Speech to Spelling Code (STOS) and the video based on line tutoring program ‘The Ten Minute Tutor’(TTMT).

Liz has spent the last 15 years researching and studying dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties. She supports individuals, parents and teachers. She networks with dyslexia researchers, specialists and educators from around the world, researching new information and material and presenting it in such a way so parents, teachers and dyslexia specialist can utilise this See More…


Jillian Zocher

Jillian Zocher is Specific Learning Difficulties Specialist for students across the age range. She completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties in conjunction with the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre (UK) and The Oxford and Cambridge Royal Society of Arts in 2002, after years of having taught at dyslexia friendly schools overseas. Jillian has helped hundreds of teachers with their Professional Development needs, and thousands of students, not only with literacy and numeracy, but also with study skills, technology skills, strengths profiling, career counselling, anxiety and well-being. She is known amongst her colleagues as an ‘educational therapist’. Jillian offers professional development for educators, support for parents, one on one support See More…

  • This course will contribute 4.5 hours of PD with the Texas Education Agency, Michigan SCECH and the Los Angeles Unified State Department.
  • These 4.5 hours of PD can be logged as ‘Self-Identified Accredited Professional Development’ if you are from outside any of the above education authorities.
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