School Psychology Department
LEARNING DISABILITIES: RESEARCH TO PRACTICE
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.
Prerequisite: SCH SN512.