Course Description

In this course you will learn how people with dyslexia process information. While these brain differences can result in reading and writing difficulties, they can also be advantages in other areas. Understanding the whole child better, teachers can empower dyslexic students, helping them navigate the many social-emotional challenges that are faced by people with dyslexia. You will be exposed to effective, evidence-based practices to help students with dyslexia read and write, as well as appropriate accommodations that will give them fair access to the curriculum. These practical strategies will aid you in creating a more dyslexia-friendly learning environment.
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Section Title
Understanding Dyslexia
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Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $690.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
The Dyslexic Advantage, Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock.L.Eide M.D.,M.A. and Fernette F. Eide, M.D.
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)

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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