ESE 521

Survey of Learning Disabilities

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Spring Main campus No

Level: Graduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

This course provides a historical overview of services, assessment, theories of intervention strategies and classroom models for children with specific learning disorders. The etiology of learning disabilities and its prolific growth will be presented as well as what schools and teachers must do to accommodate these learners, including the RTI process. This course will also examine national organizations, definitions, discrepancy of potential and achievement and other identification issues for these learners. Minimum of 10 hours field experience required.