Meeting the needs of Employees with dyslexia

Disability, Education

Start date

02/09/2019

End date

02/09/2019

Overview

With 10% of every workforce being dyslexic it is important to understand what it means to be dyslexic in the workplace. The course details what support and reasonable adustments can be put in place for employees with dyslexia and other co-occurring conditions. 

The day will cover ;

  • What is dyslexia and the other co-occurring conditions eg ASD, ADHD, DCD etc
  • How they will affect an adult in the workplace
  • Identification - using the Do it Profiler and other tools. The role of a full diagnostic assessment
  • Access to Work support and reasonable adjustments 
  • Case studies
  • Making your workplace Dyslexia Friendly

This one day event will take place at the De Vere Hotel in Old Windsor and the delegate price includes a buftet lunch and all refreshments. Training is accredited and will count for 5 hours CPD training. 

The Early Bird Price for this training is £125 but will increase to £150 after July 22nd . We have a special price of 2 for 1 for NHS or educational staff. ( teachers /SENCo's /School governors) . Any queries please contact [email protected] or see the website www.positivedyslexia.co.uk 

What you will learn

How to support your employees with a Specific Learning Difficulty . 

- what are reasonable adjustments?

- how to use dyslexia screeners to identify further

- how to apply for Access to Work

What you require

Nothing! All provided included all refreshments and a buffet lunch in beautiful surroundings.

Katrina Cochrane is an experienced trainer having worked for Dyslexia Action and as Head of Education and Policy for the BDA. She has written Level 7 Courses in dyslexia and is an Associate Trainer for the BDA. Co author of two books about dyslexia she is a specialist assessor and member of the BDA Accreditation Board. She set up Positive Dyslexia Ltd in 2016 and has trained many organisations such as Goldman Sachs, NHS Trusts and the Armed Forces.

Where

Venue

De Vere Hotel , Old Windsor, Greater London, SL4 2JJ

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