This course provides theories and strategies in the area of learning disabilities with attention being given to the history and legal aspects of this field. A variety of researched based models are discussed in relation to the development of educational programs. The impact of a learning disability on the social and emotional development of a student is explored in detail. Aspects of receiving services to include the continuum of services are discussed as well as community services. Thirty clock hours in a setting with children with learning disabilities are required.