Dyslexia Awareness and Support Strategies

Alexandra Charalambous

 8:30 – 10:00 am (GMT) Or 1:30 – 3:00 pm (GMT)  Online    £190.00 - £335.00

Course Outline

This course will promote an understanding of what Dyslexia is and how it presents itself in the primary classroom and identified. Participants gain an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses faced by a Dyslexic learner. Ideas and strategies are provided on how best to support students in class and what adjustments can be made.

Course Objectives

  • To understand Dyslexia and how it presents itself
  • To raise awareness of strategies to support dyslexic learners
  • To consider reasonable adjustments in your classroom

Delegates receive:

  • Practical resources are provided by the trainer to model in the session
  • True or False handout sent on prior to the session

About Alexandra Charalambous

Literacy Consultant

Alexandra is a teacher trainer, university lecturer and voice expert. Her expertise is in coaching both new and experienced teachers on how to deliver high-quality phonics teaching. She has over ten years’ classroom teaching experience and has worked with the British Dyslexia Association and the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre. To develop the spoken language and imaginations of KS1 and KS2 pupils and enliven her literacy lessons, Alexandra uses drama techniques. To help practitioners to develop stronger and more effective vocal abilities, Alexandra uses a range of exercises and also offers advice on maintaining a healthy voice throughout a teaching career. Her engaging interactive style ensures those who attend her workshops not only acquire a ‘better voice’, but also a wealth of ideas on how to use their most ‘powerful tool’.

Part 1:
Mon, 6 Dec 2021

Part 2:
Fri, 10 Dec 2021

8:30 – 10:00 am (GMT) Or 1:30 – 3:00 pm (GMT)

Standard (up to 5 participants) – £190.00
Premium (up to 10 participants) – £335.00

KS1 and KS2 teachers (can be adapted for KS3 & 4)


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