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Professional Development

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About This Course

NoticeAbility is a non-profit organization creating a new paradigm for educating middle and high school students with dyslexia. Traditional school curricula centers around educating typically developing children, which can exclude students with dyslexia. In training educators to teach and support students with dyslexia, NoticeAbility serves to unlock the educational, social, and professional potential of these students.

We provide professional development for educators serving these students. In this professional development course, you will acquire an understanding of dyslexia, and learn how to support the strengths of students with dyslexia with a variety of pedagogical techniques. You will also understand the importance of developing students’ social-emotional learning and executive functions, and discover how our curriculum supports these outcomes through practice. After completing the professional development, you will have access to all the materials necessary to lead a 10-week blended-learning project-based curriculum specifically designed with dyslexic students in mind.

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No prerequisites needed.

Course Staff


Dean - NoticeAbility Founder and Executive Dyslexic

I was diagnosed with dyslexia in 3rd grade. School was never easy. I found myself working three times harder than everybody else. When I graduated from college, however, the world changed for me. I became an entrepreneur when I was 23 years old and I realized that dyslexia gave me a competitive advantage. I created NoticeAbility to give younger dyslexics the tools to discover and harness this power for themselves.


Saskia - Director of Research and Education

Saskia was a member of NoticeAbility’s curriculum design team and has designed the organization’s Professional Development program. With an Ed.M. in Mind, Brain and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.Sc. in Neuroscience from McGill University, Saskia leads NoticeAbility’s curriculum development, clinical research, and metrics analysis.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do we get more information on this course?

Join the NoticeAbility newsletter or contact us here.

Is this course available to the public?

NoticeAbility is doing our first, limited launch of this professional development course. Should you be interested in becoming a certified NoticeAbility curriculum instructor for your students, please contact us through our website here.

How do I sign up for the course?

NoticeAbility is growing a network of certified curriculum instructors. If you are interested in becoming an instructor or would like this program at your school/organization, please contact us through our website here.

How do I get access to the student curriculum?

Once you have completed and passed the professional development course, we will enroll you and your students into the student Entrepreneurs and Innovators course and send you the necessary instructor materials. here.

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