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Understanding dyslexia

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Dyslexia is a condition affecting literacy skills. This free course, Understanding dyslexia, analyses how our image of normality affects the way we as a society define such conditions. You will learn how important it is to integrate the different psychological accounts of dyslexia in order to provide a full explanation of potential causes and strategies for remediation.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify and discuss the issues that relate to the definition, explanation and remediation of ‘abnormal’ psychological functioning
  • understand the complexities involved in identifying, explaining and managing dyslexia.

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