SCH IA772 - Learning Disabilities: Research to Practice

(Credits: 2)

This course is designed to provide knowledge on the evolution of learning disabilities as a diagnosis within medical, educational-legislative and social frameworks. Emphasis is placed on current and contributory past research on instructional interventions in literacy (decoding, fluency, comprehension, written expression including spelling) and mathematics. Neurobiological factors, gender, cultural, and life-span issues are also addressed. Pre-requisite: SN512.