LETRS addresses the structures of English language, the cognitive processes of learning to read, and the teaching practices proven to be most effective in preventing and remediating reading difficulties, including dyslexia.
The LETRS course includes eight units of study, typically completed across two years. Each unit commences with a full-day workshop delivered via an online learning platform. Registration is for the first 4 units only and includes all materials and 4 full-day workshops across one year.
Participants then complete the online sessions in their own time. Each unit comprises six to eight online sessions, taking approximately 1.5 to 2.5 hours to complete.
Presenter: Gemma Boyle
Gemma Boyle is a Senior Psychologist at DSF Literacy and Clinical Services where she coordinates a number of initiatives aimed at improving the understanding of literacy and learning difficulties in the community (including the Boost: Help your Child to Read and Spell program and the DSF Language, Literacy and Learning Conference). Gemma also provides workshops and presentations to teachers and parents on a variety of topics related to literacy acquisition, cognitive development and learning difficulties.
DSF Literacy Services has a ‘no refund’ policy. The exception would be when a Professional Learning Course had to be cancelled by the Foundation. All other requests for cancellation will be invited to re-register for another session. Late cancellation (less than 48 business hrs) will necessitate the Foundation deducting an administration fee of $25.00 and transferring the balance to another Professional Learning Course.