Introduction to Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties
Why Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties?
This Unit provides an introduction to key elements of current research and practice in dyslexia, and conditions that commonly co-occur with it. It aims to provide an understanding of current theories of dyslexia and the impact that dyslexia and co-occurring difficulties have on performance in a range of settings.
What can I expect from the course?
On completion, participants will be able to:
- Identify key features of dyslexia and examine a range of current definitions of dyslexia
- Identify the key features of conditions that commonly co-occur with dyslexia
- Appreciate the impact that the overlap of dyslexia, and conditions that commonly co-occur with it, has on day-to-day living and academic progress