The impact of learning disabilities on adolescents through adulthood is studied in this course. Students review appropriate definitions, interventions, and integration of individuals with learning disabilities in educational settings and post-secondary environments. Students explore transitions beginning in middle school through post-secondary settings to develop individualized pathways and instructional strategies from a strengths based mindset. Content focuses on the unique challenges for persons who have sustained learning disabilities over time, emphasizing language and processing, advocacy skills, and how they may influence academic achievement and relationships.
Prerequisite: EDSE 651 Characteristics: Learning Disabilities