Addressing Dyslexia and Dysgraphia in School Based Practice: Understanding Your Role

This graduate course is designed for related service providers including occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, school psychologists, social workers, special and general education teachers or guidance counselors who want to achieve a more comprehensive understanding of Dyslexia and Dysgraphia in the K-12 population. Participants will review and analyze the most current research in the field and explore different methods for addressing these disabilities in the school setting from the perspective of their profession, including assessment, intervention and classroom accommodations. Federal laws and legal rights of dyslexic students and adults will also be discussed.  Course participants will utilize the knowledge gained in this course to communicate effectively with parents, teachers and other school personnel as to their role in addressing these deficits in the school environment.

Course Number: ED 501-5412

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"The relevancy of this course to my profession was so refreshing - a course that I can actually learn from and carry-over into my treatment, but that also helps me to advance my degree."

-Amy, OT

"This is my second course and it did not disappoint!  Relevant, timely information that I can apply to my practice as a school based OT." 

-Jennifer, OT