Provides teacher candidates with knowledge of learning disabilities including definitions, causes, and characteristics of learning disabilities in children. Provides students’ teachers the knowledge and skills to make accommodations and modifications (including adaptations with technology) for individuals with mild to moderate disabilities. Particular emphasis is given to working on Student Study Teams to design instruction to meet the individual needs of underperforming students, to making referrals with appropriate documentation, and to writing Individual Education Plans for students with identified learning disabilities.
|Notes(s):||Education Specialist Credential and Certificate candidates must pass this course with a grade of “B-” or higher. Valid Certificate of Clearance and negative TB test results required for fieldwork. Lecture/Lab Hours: A 10-hour field practicum component is required. Grade Mode: A.|