Course Description

Empowering Minds: Comprehensive Insights into Learning Disabilities

Welcome to "Learning Disabilities: What You Need to Know," our dedicated course centered on the fascinating and complex world of learning disabilities. In today's diverse educational landscape, understanding learning disabilities is not just a requirement for educators but an essential skill for parents, guardians, peers, and even individuals navigating their own learning challenges.

Throughout the course, participants will be guided through a comprehensive exploration of learning disabilities, spanning their causes, classifications, and diagnostic criteria. While we offer a holistic view, our focus is on actionable knowledge, practical strategies, and fostering empathy.

Key Highlights of the Course:

  1. Foundations of Learning Disabilities: Dive deep into understanding the genesis, symptoms, and diverse classifications of learning disabilities, from Dyslexia to Dyscalculia.

  2. Modern Diagnostic Processes: Equip yourself with the latest methods and criteria for diagnosing learning disabilities. With an ever-evolving field, staying updated is key.

  3. Academic Placement & Accommodations: Delve into the real-world challenges faced by individuals with learning disabilities across educational stages—from pre-K to post-secondary. Discover the array of accommodations that are revolutionizing inclusive learning.

  4. Instructional Strategies for Success: Understand the myriad of teaching techniques tailored for diverse learning needs. Whether it's visual aids, experiential learning, or structured note-taking, find out how educators across the globe are making a difference.

  5. Emotional & Behavioral Impacts: Recognize the often-overlooked emotional ramifications of learning disabilities, from diminished self-worth to social anxieties. Learn to nurture resilience, confidence, and positivity in affected individuals.

  6. Inspiration from Luminaries: Be inspired by renowned figures who, despite their learning challenges, have scaled heights, leaving indelible marks in their fields. Their stories serve as testaments to the spirit of perseverance.

  7. Nurturing the Seven Learners: From kinesthetic to auditory learners, we'll break down the unique ways individuals assimilate information and offer tailored strategies to optimize their learning experiences.

  8. Building Resilience & Confidence: Equip yourself with a toolkit of methods to bolster self-belief and resilience in those grappling with learning disabilities. By fostering a supportive environment, you can be the catalyst for transformation.

According to recent statistics, as many as 1 in 5 students in the U.S. have a learning disability. With such prevalence, the importance of understanding and catering to these diverse needs becomes paramount. As we conclude, participants will be armed with a plethora of resources, insights, and skills, ensuring they're well-equipped to champion the cause of inclusive education, empathy, and empowerment.

Join us in this course as we journey through the multifaceted world of learning disabilities, unlocking doors to a brighter, inclusive future for all.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define learning disabilities.
  • Describe characteristics of learning disabilities.
  • Summarize types and prevalence of learning disabilities.
  • Summarize causes of learning disabilities.
  • Describe assessment and diagnosis of learning disabilities.
  • Describe educational placement alternatives and accommodations.
  • Summarize learning strategies for students with learning disabilities.
  • Describe methods for teaching students with learning disabilities.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 8 points
Lesson 2 Exam 8 points
Lesson 3 Exam 9 points
Lesson 4 Exam 9 points
Lesson 5 Exam 7 points
Lesson 6 Exam 8 points
Lesson 7 Exam 8 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Exam 9 points
Lesson 10 Exam 9 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
The Final Exam 30 points
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