Course Description

Dyslexia Awareness

Dyslexia Awareness is a course run by Portobello Institute, Dublin. It is a Distance Learning course . For more information about Dyslexia Awareness at Portobello Institute, please review the details below.

Course Details

Delivered through distance learning, this Certificate in Dyslexia Awareness examines the learning and emotional effects of Dyslexia as well as effective strategies for Dyslexia in the classroom.


The Dyslexia Awareness distance learning course will enable you to learn more about how to tell if someone has dyslexia, the learning and emotional effects of Dyslexia as well as effective strategies for Dyslexia in the classroom. Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty which makes it difficult for some children to learn to read, write and spell correctly. A child can become frustrated by these difficulties and over time may also show signs of low self-esteem and behavioural problems at home and school. In addition, the child may also become unmotivated and develop a dislike for school which can impact on the child’s overall success in school.

By choosing to study this course with Portobello Institute, students will have access to course materials from our online learning centre for the duration of the course. The course materials for this certified course are thorough and easy to read and can be downloaded in your own time and from the comfort of your own home. You will also be assigned a personal tutor for the duration of the course who will help you with any challenges you may encounter. In addition you will be able to upload assignments online and receive online feedback. You can use our online learning centre from any computer that has internet access. However, access to a computer is not compulsory as we can arrange for everything to be processed by post. There is an administration fee of €30 for this service.

Who will recognise my qualification?

Upon completion of this course you will hold a Portobello Institute Certificate in Dyslexia Awareness.


What will I study during this Dyslexia Awareness course?

During this course you will study the following topics

  1. What is dyslexia?
  2. Signs that a child may have dyslexia
  3. How dyslexia is diagnosed
  4. Other conditions that can occur with dyslexia
  5. Effects of dyslexia on the child (both learning and emotional)
  6. Effective strategies to help the child with dyslexia in the classroom
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Training ProviderPortobello Institute
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Course TypeDistance Learning
Awarding Body DetailsPortobello Institute Certificate in Dyslexia Awareness.
Course TimeThis course is delivered through distance learning, enabling you to work at your own pace. Each student has 12 months to successfully complete this course.
Course Fee350
Entry RequirementsEntry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic or experience requirements.
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Portobello Institute

43 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin 1, Dublin City North, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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