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Learning Disabilities - HMNS-2170

Course Description

LEARNING DISABILITIES - HMNS-2170- is an introductory course, designed to provide a comprehensive overview of this very complex subject. Since the field of learning disabilities continues to be responsive to advances in research and policy, the course will address how these changes have affected both general and special education. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act will be explained as it applies to eligibility for special services, the referral process, and parental rights.

In addition to weekly class meetings, requirements will include:

Successful completion of Characteristics and Needs of Special Populations – HMNS-2070 - with a grade of C or better is strongly recommended.

Required Text

Learning Disabilities: Theories, Diagnosis and Teaching Strategies, 10th Edition; Janet Lerner

Instructional Methods

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