The Student with Dyslexia at University
Trainer: Dr Harry Rafferty, School of Psychology
Date: 20 January 2014
Time: 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
20 participants maximum
- 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 students at university cope with dyslexiaAssessing and supporting the student with dyslexia
- Indicate some additional reading
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
Registration is via Queen’s Online (In the navigation under My Services, select Other then Training Courses).
Student Support and Guidance
Student Support, Guidance, Dsylexic Student, Dyslexia,
Course Contact Details
Centre for Educational Development
028 9097 1447