Online Professional Development Course: Understanding Dyslexia

Online Professional Development Course: Understanding Dyslexia



This online course provides the background knowledge about dyslexia that educators need in order to understand why students with dyslexia have difficulty with reading, and how to support them in the classroom. This online course provides a self-guided opportunity to access the same content that is in Keys to Literacy’s Understanding Dyslexia live training. The course is organized into modules that include reading assignments, reflection activities, quizzes, and video clips. It takes approximately 6 hours to complete at your own pace.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ARIZONA EDUCATORS: If you are taking this course to meet the AZ K-5 Literacy Endorsement or Dyslexia Designee requirements, click here to order customized versions of this course.

Courses are non-transferrable. Once a participant has confirmed/logged into their account it cannot be transferred to a new participant.

Item # OC-UD Please allow up to two weeks for the course to be activated.


We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the impact on our employees and the schools where we provide professional development.

During this time period when onsite, face-to-face training and coaching is not possible, we offer multiple options for accessing our literacy PD content and instructional practices.

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