Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: Gain Understanding and Strategies for Success

EDZU 9102 (3 credits / 45 hours)

Location: Online
Instructor: Kyle Black

Start Date: 09/20/2023
End Date: 10/24/2023

Course Syllabus

Students with Dyslexia struggle to learn because of difficulty with reading, writing and spelling.   This is a traumatic experience!  With the right instruction, classroom strategies, accommodations and understanding teachers can have a role in the success stories of students overcoming these challenges.  This course can help your students go from struggling to successful.  Be the part of a major turnaround in a student’s life!  This course will also cover Dysgraphia. 


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Graduate: $580.00
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In-Service or CTLE Professional Development

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please register accordingly. There will be
no switching of certificate status after the
start date of a class.

In-Service: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for in-service credit will provide an NYCTD, Inc. Certificate of Completion


New York CTLE: $275.00
Completion of this course taken for CTLE credit will provide a New York State Verification of Hours Certificate from NYCTD, Inc.

Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  • Signs, symptoms and the definition of dyslexia 
  • Accommodations that help level the playing field for students with dyslexia 
  • Experiences of students with dyslexia overcoming challenges and achieving success


  •  Classroom strategies for teaching students with dyslexia 
  •  Components of effective reading instruction for students with dyslexia
  • The screening, evaluation and diagnosis of dyslexia 

and Be Able To

  • Discern between myths and facts about dyslexia
  • Take the perspective of a student with dyslexia
  • Include students with dyslexia in a classroom using strategies, tips, tools and accommodations 

and much, much more!

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