SPED 569 Meth/Curr:Lrng Disab K-12
The purpose of this course is to extend the knowledge of learning disabilities for those who seek to work with students with learning disabilities ages 5-21. Addressed in this course are characteristics of learning disabilities, definitions, history, assessment, medical aspects, teaching of preschoolers through adolescents, and research-based curriculum and teaching strategies for preacademic learning, oral language, reading, writing, mathematics, and social-emotional development. Pre-service educators and teachers will examine appropriate assistive technology services and devices. A 10-hour experience in the field is a requirement of this course.