Viewed across a spectrum, dyslexia can be difficult to recognise. By expanding on the understanding of dyslexia traits and range of support tools, this subject uncovers the complexity of dyslexia and how to recognise and support individuals. You will be presented with perspectives from the lived experience of individuals and parents demonstrating varying contexts and levels of support requirements. Understanding how this condition can impact an individual’s education creates the platform for you to apply your knowledge to put contemporary practices of support in the classroom.
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This subject develops your awareness and understanding by analysing the range of traits across each learning condition. Presenting in various ways and areas of learning development, the stigmatised learning challenges are often described from a deficit viewpoint. You will be analysing the history of such conditions and the evolution of interventions and support, in turn, continuing to evolve an attribute view of the traits of these conditions.
This course will develop your knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with Autism throughout their education. Torrens uses a ‘person first’ approach to introduce the problem-solving and active listening skills required when supporting an individual with autism. You will interact with a range of experiential perspectives of autism, using interviews and scenarios to develop their understanding of the person first approach.