Course Outline: SGDA Dyslexia Therapy Course

dyslexia therapy course

SGDA Dyslexia Therapy
Course 

HPCSA and SACE registered professionals are allowed to register for this training and offer diagnosis specific therapy to dyslexic individuals.

Parents of dyslexic learners are also allowed to register for this training course, and may provide their child with therapy at home.

An assignment internship may be completed after successfully completing the online course for subsequent SGDA therapist registration.

Registration Fee: R4850 per delegate

CPD Points: 30

SACE Points: 30

Duration: +/- 40 Hours

After registration, you will only have access for 6 weeks to the 12 training modules – during which you have to watch all the presentations and complete the different quizzes.

 

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  1. Signs of dyslexia.
  2. Defining dyslexia.
  3. Key features.
  4. Phonological deficit.
  5. Summary of diffuculties.
  6. IQ scores and DD dyslexia.
  7. Undisclosded talents.
  8. Famous dyslexics.
  9. Dyslexia re-difinied.

Neuroanatomical model of dyslexia.
Word decoding.
Visually deaf, auditory blind.
7 Subtypes of dyslexia.

The importance of reading.
The Matthew effect.
How does reading work?
Phonemic awareness.
Phonological awareness.
Science of reading.
Comprehension.

Teaching a visually dyslexic child to read.
Teaching an auditory dyslexic child to read.
All children can read.
Sight words.
Writing.
Spelling.
Listening, playing and imagining.

The three C’s.
Visual skills.
Gross- and fine motor skills.
Visual stress.
Audition.
Trigger words.
Internal speech.

Sensory-motor skills.
Cognitive skills.

Laterality.
Directionality.
Memory of movement.
Visual perception.

VMI.
Phonics.
Letters and sounds.
Phonetic word recognition.
Look-say-write.
Blending.
Visual – and auditory gestalts.
Fernald Method flash cards.

Eidetic approach.
TSSO.
The alternative path.
PAST.
The Orton Gillingham Method.

Stark-Griffin VAKT Method.
Spelling app.
Tips to teach.

Dysnemkinphonesia Therapy.
Dysnemkineidesia Therapy.
Dysnemkinphoneidesia Therapy.
Summary.

Multi-disciplinary disorder.
Diagnosing disciplines.
Secondary problems.
ITP.
Therapy products.

Dysnemkinesia.
Dysphonesia.
Diseidesia.
Dysphoneidesia.
Dysnemkineidesia.
Dysnemkinfonesia.
Dysnemkinfoneidesia.

How teachers can help.
Models of reading.
Top-Down processing.
Teaching modifications.
Teaching tips.
Teaching strategies.
Assistive technology.

Dyslexia-friendly schools.
Classroom accommodations.

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