Devon's Advisory Team for pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia) and their teaching staff, is based here at Queen Elizabeth's School. It is run by Deborah Lynch, with support from Ann Atherton.
They are being joined by Rebecca Hughes, Ossian Pleasance and Lisa Rawlings from September 2021, all of whom are Devon teachers who also have the PGCE Dyslexia, AMBDA and APC qualifications. We are all experienced and expert specialist teachers, supported through Devon's Dyslexia Strategy Group.
The Service focuses on supporting schools to meet the needs of children struggling with severe literacy difficulties.
Exam Access Arrangements
Whole Staff Dyslexia Friendly Classroom training
Teaching Assistants and SENCO workshops exploring intervention strategies
Individual Student Assessments and reports
Devon Inclusion Award (Dyslexia)
Secondary Dyslexia Networks
We can offer training tailored to the needs of your school, MAT, Federation, Academy or Learning Community in the following areas:
Dyslexia Friendly Classrooms incorporating Quality First Teaching
Assessing for Dyslexia - the use of standardised tests and assessments
Training can be delivered during Twilight sessions or on INSET days.
Training is also available either at QE or via Zoom. Please see below for details.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN ONE OF THE COURSES LISTED FOR AUTUMN TERM, PLEASE CONTACT ANN ATHERTON DIRECTLY BY EMAIL AT:
All morning courses will now be held, via Zoom, on a Tuesday morning.
Tuesday 14th and 28th September, 9.30 - 12.00 (Zoom)
Tuesday 12th October, 9.30 – 12.00 (Zoom)
Tuesday 2nd November, 9.30 – 12.00 (Zoom)
This course will enable SENDCos to identify students with Specific Learning Difficulties and will give them the tools to support such students. From January 2020, any SENDCos wishing to refer students to the Devon SpLD (Dyslexia) Outreach Service will need to have completed the course.
Tuesday 21st September and 5th October LIVE at QE 9.30 – 3.00
Tuesday 9th and 23rd November via Zoom 9.30 - 3.00
Please contact Ann on firstname.lastname@example.org for any further information or to book a place on any of the above courses.
Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LU Tel: 01363 773401
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