Regardless of how much you know about dyslexia, it can be intimidating to determine how to best serve students who have this disability. After all, students who have dyslexia often struggle with oral language, reading, handwriting, spelling, and writing. How can you reach these students while balancing the needs of the rest of your class?

In this course, you will learn to identify dyslexia’s impact on your students’ oral language, reading, and writing, and you’ll develop specific strategies for how to support students in these areas. You’ll also learn how to hone the positive contributions of students with dyslexia, which are often overlooked or misunderstood. Although many students who have dyslexia struggle academically due to their disability, they also typically possess significant strengths, such as expansive creative abilities.

After taking this course, you will be able to help meet the unique needs of students who have dyslexia, and also teach them how to channel their strengths for a positive, dynamic learning experience.