Professional Development for Teachers

 Meeting the needs  of dyslexic students in your school

BPP Seminars and Workshops / Professional Development

DYSLEXIA PD Module 1

  • Understanding the Dyslexic Brain
  • Why standard teaching methods are not working for dyslexic kids
  • What teaching methods do work for dyslexia?
  • Introduction to Brainy Picture People Learning Tools

IRLEN SYNDROME

  • What is Irlen Syndrome?
  • How does it affect your students?
  • Irlen Syndrome and Dyslexia - What is the difference?
  • IRLEN SCREEN for Teachers
    • Teachers are taken through a modified Irlen Screen
    • Involves completing Irlen questionnaire and testing Irlen coloured overlays
      • How to assess students for Irlen Symptoms
      • How to assess effectiveness of coloured overlays for reading
      • What to do if a child in your class has indicators of Irlen Syndrome

DYSLEXIA PD Module 2

  • Review of Dyslexic learning style
  • How to recognise characteristics of dyslexia in the classroom
  • Practical, effective teaching tools and strategies for teaching dyslexic students