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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

 

The Disability Resource Centre facilitates a suite of short courses on teaching and supporting disabled students.

 

Inclusive Teaching: Disabled Students (briefing)

This participative 1.25-hour workshop identifies where barriers could exist for disabled students. It provides an opportunity to discuss best practice and any concerns relating to your area of work. The session focuses on practical strategies and advance planning to create more inclusive learning environments.

This workshop runs once during Michaelmas Term and once during Lent Term.

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Teaching Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (such as Asperger's Syndrome; briefing)

This 1.25-hour workshop considers the teaching and learning strategies helpful when working with students with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD, such as Asperger’s Syndrome). During the workshop, we will reflect on common barriers experienced by students with ASD and ways of removing these.

This workshop runs once during Michaelmas Term.

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Teaching Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (briefing)

This two-hour course considers the academic barriers experienced by students with Specific Learning Difficulties. It covers a range of teaching environments and increase your awareness of best practice in implementing support. Most importantly it gives practical advice about best practice to ensure an effective learning environment for all involved. The course focuses on dyslexia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia.

This workshop runs once during Michaelmas Term.

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