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  Course Details
Tricky Profiles for Specialist Teachers
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 30
  Event Address
12 Upper Woburn Place
United Kingdom
  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 01386 712643
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 12/07/2017 - 12/07/2017
Times: 13:30 - 16:15
No. of Delegates: 50
Delegate Price: GBP 155.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15494-12717
   Audience Restriction
non members £185. Book with SpLD Tricky Profiles half day event for the day delegate rate of £155/£185
   Course Summary
This course is for diagnostic assessors who want to develop confidence in interpreting tricky profiles. This session will complement the morning session, by examining tricky profiles which are dyslexic profiles which also contain co-occurring difficulties , which teacher assessors’ may diagnose. The session will focus on the assessment tools which teachers use in their assessments of students
   Course Detail

This course is for diagnostic assessors who want to develop confidence in interpreting tricky profiles. A complex or tricky profile is where the learner has a profile which contains co-occurring difficulties. This course will help the delegate to understand how a diagnostic report can help both the learner and educational establishment to recognize the learner's strengths and weaknesses, enabling effective intervention strategies to applied to the learner. The course will consider tricky profile with consideration of best practice in reporting writing in accordance to SASC Guidelines, which will cover both statistical information and qualitative information which may affect the learner's academic performance.

It will include:

  • Interpreting profiles using WRIT as a test of underlying ability
  • Considering qualitative information, including the student's background, impact of intervention, strengths and compensatory strategies
  • Looking at co-occurring difficulties
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
  • Assessors
  • • Delegates should hold an assessment practising certificate
   Learning Outcomes
  • • To explore ways in which scores can be interpreted in the light of a wider knowledge of the individual
  • o discuss example profiles and identify what further information is needed
  • • To develop confidence in identifying co-occurring difficulties