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Language-Based Learning Disabilities: Strategies for Addressing Dyslexia and Dysgraphia

Course Number: EDUC X329.60

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3 units

This course involves methods for understanding and managing language-based learning disabilities without identifying students using labels. Topics include:

  • Addressing skills most relevant for teaching students how to improve reading and writing skills.
  • Discussion of strategies that teachers and students can use, both at school and at home, to manage difficulties.
  • Discussion of how those strategies can improve approaches to reading, writing, memory and understanding.

Appropriate for teachers, speech/language pathologists and psychologists.

Available Sections

Starting Mar 26

174EDY008

Starting Mar 26
174EDY008

Course Fees

$445 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 20
$495 after Mar 20

Instructor

Regina Richards [ bio ]

close [x] Regina Richards, M.A., Educational Therapist, Riverside, founded Richards Educational Therapy Center and Big Springs School, a specialized multidisciplinary school for students with learning disabilities. She is also the author of books and journal articles focusing on reading, writing, dyslexia and dysgraphia.

Schedule:

Begins:
Mar 26 - May 6, 2018

Begins:
Apr 19, 2018

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Mandatory online session Thurs., 6 p.m. PST, Apr. 19.

Special Refund Policy "A" applies.

 

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Unlocking Literacy: Effective Decoding & Spelling Instruction"
Henry and Wolf
ISBN: 978-1598570748

Mandatory
"Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers, Second Edition"
Louisa Moats Ph.D.
ISBN: 978-1598570502

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites for this course

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