Understanding Learning Differences | EDTH.X309

This course helps professional educators, counselors, educational therapists, and parents understand learning differences. Current theories on neurological processing, attention and memory are presented. Through case studies, discussion, video and lecture, participants learn to identify the signs of autism, Asperger's Syndrome, nonverbal learning disorder, learning disability and attention deficit disorder, as they relate to learning tasks.

Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to

  • Identify characteristics and symptoms of various learning differences with emphasis on Dyslexia, ADHD, Mathematics learning difficulties, and the Autism Spectrum
  • Learn about common Processing Disorders such as Visual and Auditory Perception among others
  • Describe the essential components of Special Education Law as it relates to Accommodations and Modifications in the classroom
  • Identify Evaluation and Assessment tools used for providing Resource services

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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Meeting Type Cost Instructor
06-17-2021 to 08-21-2021 3.0 Online $640

Sharmila Roy



Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Thu, 06-17-2021 12:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Online ONLINE
Sat, 08-21-2021 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE