Course Description

This course increases your understanding of learning disabilities. Current theories regarding deficiencies in visual, auditory, visual-motor, speech/language, and sequential processing are presented, in addition to an examination of:

  • attention
  • concentration
  • memory problems

Symptoms, identification and implications of learning difficulties are also emphasized. 

Learner Outcomes

  • Describe the difficulty some individuals have with processing language and the evidence-based methods used to address language deficits.
  • Identify approaches to remediate and/or to compensate for deficits in reading.
  • Explore issues related to other learning differences, such as dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and the impact of attention deficits.
  • Understand how the principles of Universal Design for Learning apply to individual students.
  • Expand familiarity with a variety of multisensory and other strategies that are effective with students with learning differences.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Jan 09, 2023 to Feb 17, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition - $545 credit (3 units) $545.00
Available for Credit
3 units
Section Notes
Enroll before December 12 and save 15%. Apply discount code WNTR15.
Section Materials
  • Textbook (Mandatory) Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, (What Works for Special-Needs Learners) 2nd edition ISBN 978-1462511983
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