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Certificate in Understanding Dyslexia (e-Learning)
May 24, 2021
Course Fee: $99.00
With effect from 1 July 2021, both English and Mandarin courses will be offered at $110.00 (inclusive of GST).
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This e-learning course introduces participants to a broad overview of Dyslexia, a specific learning difficulty. In Singapore, the prevalence of dyslexia amongst the population is estimated to be 10% of which 4% will have dyslexia severe enough to warrant intervention. Hence this course provides a useful foundation to understand more about this specific learning difficulty, the assessment, and support of students with dyslexia. It is hoped that this course will interest participants to pursue professional teaching courses with the DAS Academy. Share your thoughts and learning journey or ask the lecturer a question on the discussion platform.
This course is designed to give both professionals and family members a valuable overview of the common condition of dyslexia. The target audience may be a teacher who needs an insight into how to cope with dyslexia in the classroom, a parent who wants to support their child at home or other professionals and specialists who support students with learning differences.
What you will learn
• Identify the signs and symptoms of dyslexia
• Explain the causes of dyslexia
• Describe the various strategies to support a student with dyslexia
• Define the common co-occurring difficulties
• Explain how dyslexia can be an advantage
There is ONE end of course quiz with 20 MCQ questions. To be eligible for a certificate, you must complete this quiz and achieve a passing score of 80%. Only two attempts are allowed.
DAS Academy will be delivering the course via the SUSS UniLEARN Online learning platform. Please indicate online learning in the registration form. Please note that face-to-face is not available for this course.
*Course will be postponed if the minimum number of participants is not met
A Certificate of Achievement will be issued by DAS Academy in electronic version to participants who successfully pass the assessment.
In Partnership with the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
SUSS UniLEARN is an e-learning initiative by SUSS for the community with an emphasis on social concerns in our society.