Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the field of Learning Disabilities for special education teachers, general classroom teachers, integration teachers and related professionals, especially those working in the areas of language, psychology and counseling. It will cover diverse theoretical approaches, lay the foundations for sensitive and appropriate assessment and evaluation of students, provide directions for program planning and implementation, indicate the importance of and the need for a close and positive partnership with parents (or alternative caregivers), and consider ways for ensuring that the home-school axis is effective and meaningful. This course will also consider some major trends and unresolved issues in the field of learning disabilities. Ideal for elementary, middle, and high school instructors.

  • Dates: Self-paced; students may register now through November 21, 2014; coursework must be completed by December 18, 2014.
  • Place: N/A
  • Class No: 80174
  • Units: Three
  • Course: LEE 180T
  • Grading Option: Letter Grade
  • Fee: $480
  • Instructor: Achuthan (Bob) Pillay, Ed.D.