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Understanding Dyslexia

Course #: EDUC_717M

Semester Credits: 3

Cost: $375.00

Between 5 and 17% of the United States population is estimated to have dyslexia. It is the most common learning disability and is, unfortunately, often both undiagnosed and untreated. This course provides the knowledge and skills educators need to effectively understand, assess, and treat individuals struggling with dyslexia and other reading and language-based disabilities. It provides relevant and practical, step-by-step information on accurately identifying the signs and symptoms of dyslexia. Assessments and intervention strategies for dyslexic individuals are presented through current research. This includes tools for assessing and instructing those with dyslexia in different languages, as well as, English language learners. Also, included are descriptions used for comprehensive and detailed dyslexia assessments to help those struggling with dyslexia. Additional resources include a detailed appendix summarizing evidence-based commercial programs for the treatment of dyslexia.

This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Inclusive Classroom Teaching

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