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Dyslexia Awareness: In partnership with Made By Dyslexia

Microsoft and Made By Dyslexia have a shared mission to empower every person with dyslexia to reach their potential.

  • Posted On: 24 June 2019
  • Author: Stefanie Cappleman
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Dyslexia Awareness: In partnership with Made By Dyslexia

Description

Microsoft and Made By Dyslexia have a shared mission to empower every person with dyslexia to reach their potential, and we have partnered to create tools to help make this happen. This course will provide essential insights into dyslexia, which we believe all educators and parents should have.

Objectives

  • To empower teachers and parents to understand dyslexia, both it’s strengths and challenges 
  • To gain essential knowledge in how to recognize and support dyslexia
  • How to create a dyslexia-inclusive classroom 
  • To know when and where to seek further help

Contributors

Dyslexia expert teachers from two world-leading schools are sharing their wisdom and expertise in these modules. Millfield School UK and Schenck School USA are both pioneers in the field of dyslexia and the first schools in their respective countries to successfully support students with dyslexia, with a focus on dyslexic strengths. Made By Dyslexia is a global charity led by a cohort of some successful celebrities and individuals with dyslexia who support the charity by contributing their insights.

Module 1: What is dyslexia?

Module 2: Dyslexic thinking skills

Module 3: Indicators of dyslexia

Module 4: Dyslexia inclusive classroom

Module 5: Importance of identification

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