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Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

Course #: 02-1171

Price: $18.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • IACET: 0.1 CEUs
  • All Other Organizations: 2.00 Hours
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CEU Course Description

If you’re a teacher, the number of occasions in which you’ll have to support a student with a learning disability is increasing--not decreasing. It’s therefore vital to know exactly how to teach and manage your classroom to best support not only students who like to learn differently, but also students who may naturally have a more difficult time with some specific studies or functionalities. As a teacher, you’re an integral part of your student’s educational team. You need to know how to recognize and support your students, no matter how they are abled. In this course, we’ll go over the main types of learning disabilities, some specific strategies for success in the classroom, and ways you can help parents advocate for their students - and students advocate for themselves. 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Classify and distinguish between the main learning disabilities you may observe in your students, and comprehend the main symptomatic patterns of each.
  2. Review the primary ways that you can work to reduce anxiety in students with learning disabilities, as well as ways you can boost their executive function.
  3. Correlate the actions of involved parents with improved outcomes for their child, and identify ways in which teachers can support parental involvement.
  4. Understand the difficulties that a student with learning disorders may be going through, and learn ways to work with a student’s educational team to ensure that all of the experiences necessary for effective education are present.
  5. Brainstorm specific ways to support students in your classroom who have learning disabilities, and add practical daily pointers to your teaching toolkit for the success of everyone in your classroom.
  6. Identify how specific learning disabilities impact literacy and mathematical skills, and discuss ways to remediate these deficits.

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Course Date: 2020-10-13

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