The Dyslexic Student at University
Trainer: Dr Harry Rafferty, School of Psychology
Date: 7 November 2012, Time: 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm - Apologies but this date has been cancelled
Additional Course on:
23 January 2013, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm - Apologies but this date has been cancelled
20 participants maximum
Designed for: Academic staff who wish to increase their awareness of supporting students with dyslexia within the Higher Education context.
Aim: To provide an introduction to dyslexia with particular regard to the dyslexic student at university. The seminar will also suggest some ways of assessing and supporting dyslexic students.
- Provide a definition of dyslexia
- Distinguish between developmental and acquired dyslexia
- Describe the key problems underlying dyslexia
- Estimate the prevalence of dyslexia
- What is cognitive basis of dyslexia?
- Increase awareness of complexities of the syndrome
- List some factors, which help account for existence of dyslexia
- Describe the skill areas and tasks which are problematic
- Describe how dyslexics at university cope with dyslexia
- Assessing and supporting the dyslexic student
- Indicate some additional reading
Registration is via Queen’s Online (In the navigation under My Services, select Other then Training Courses).