Jul 18, 2024  
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SED 361 Introduction to Learning Disabilities

3 credit hours

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.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program, SED 312 Introduction to Special Education  or EDU 312 Exceptional Children and Youth in the Regular Classroom     
Course is Offered: FA 2019, FA 2021

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