Developing Spelling Skills in Learners with Dyslexia
Why developing spelling skills?
This Level 4 Unit provides the knowledge, skills and understanding for teachers and teaching assistants to support learners with dyslexia to develop spelling skills. Although the focus is on how to nurture the development of spelling skills in learners with dyslexia, the approach will benefit a wide range of learners struggling to acquire effective spelling skills.
What can I expect from the course?
On completion, participants will be able to:
- Identify the sub-skills necessary for learners to acquire spelling skills
- Recognise the role of phonological awareness in supporting learners with dyslexia with spelling
- Describe a variety of techniques to support learners with spelling
- Discuss the components of an effective spelling program for learners