Course Description

What is dyslexia and how can I help? The goal of this course is to provide teachers with practical information and strategies that they can use to create a dyslexia-friendly classroom with appropriate accommodations and evidence-based strategies that can help the 15-20% of their students who may struggle with dyslexia in areas of reading, writing, and spelling, but also general classroom learning. The course will include topics such as the strengths side of dyslexia, structured literacy, working and long term memory, twice exceptionality (gifted with dyslexia), dyslexia in English Language Learners, and social and emotional issues such as imposter syndrome.

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will have acquired practice knowledge in the recognition, remediation, and  support of all the dyslexic students in their classes.


Bachelors Degree
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Section Title
Dyslexia for Teachers
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $440.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Dyslexic Advantage.

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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