WEBINAR – Friday 26th March

Adult Dyslexia Assessment and Reports Explained

Are you considering having an adult dyslexia assessment, and want to learn more about the process? Or perhaps develop an understanding of your existing adult dyslexia report in more detail? Join us to get the answers to these and many other questions

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Anna Cooper

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Anna Cooper is a Specialist Teacher, Dyslexia Assessor and music specialist based in London. Anna trained at the British Dyslexia Association and later, at the University of Birmingham, where she specialised in teaching dyslexic learners in Higher Education. Anna’s own experience as a dyslexic musician helped her to develop creative and multisensory teaching methods to enhance her students’ learning.
She went on to qualify as a Specialist Teacher Assessor and subsequently became an Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA) and Member of the Dyslexia Guild.

Anna runs her own assessment practice, Anna Cooper Dyslexia Assessment (ACDA), which offers diagnostic assessments to adults (16 years and over) and specialist one to one support to those in Higher Education and the workplace. Anna also offers music-specific learning strategies to music students and individuals involved in the music industry.

In this webinar, you will learn:

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Describe the assessment process

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Explain the key features and terminology of your assessment report

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Look at post-assessment pathways

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Anna Cooper is a Specialist Teacher Dyslexia Assessor and music specialist based in London. She has a background in music performance, obtaining her undergraduate degree from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with saxophone as her principal study.

Upon graduation, Anna became increasingly involved in music education and held woodwind teaching posts at St Aloysius College, Islington, Kew Young Musicians and Davies Laing and Dick Independent College, Westminster. During this time, working as a peripatetic instrumental teacher, she first started teaching neurodiverse individuals. Anna’s own experience as a dyslexic musician helped her to develop creative and multisensory teaching methods to enhance her students’ learning.

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Anna then trained at the British Dyslexia Association and later, at the University of Birmingham, where she specialised in teaching dyslexic learners in Higher Education. She went on to qualify as a Specialist Teacher Assessor and subsequently became an Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA) and Member of the Dyslexia Guild. At present, Anna assesses individuals who are 16 years and over.

In addition to her assessment practice, Anna provides learning and study skills support to musicians in music conservatoires. She has worked at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where she offered individual and group tutorials to students and delivered staff training sessions. Currently, Anna is a study skills tutor for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she offers both academic and practical music strategies to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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