Programme for
2013/14

Programme for 
2013/14

Course Details

The Student with Dyslexia at University

Event Description

Trainer: Dr Harry Rafferty, School of Psychology 

Date:  20 January 2014  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Time: 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

20 participants maximum

Content:   

  • 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

Aims/Aimed at

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

 

Booking Information

Registration is via Queen’s Online (In the navigation under My Services, select Other then Training Courses).


Booking URL: Queen’s Online
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Student Support and Guidance
Staff Categories: Academic, Research
Keywords: Student Support, Guidance, Dsylexic Student, Dyslexia,

Course Contact Details

Name: Centre for Educational Development
Telephone: 028 9097 1447
Email: ced@qub.ac.uk