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SPED 3620 Teaching the Learner with Specific Learning Disabilities I (3 credits)

An introduction to the field of learning disabilities. It is a study of learners whose special learning problems inhibit their ability to meet academic performance standards and developmental expectations for their age. Emphasizes historical foundations, current education definitions of learning deficits, federal and Minnesota eligibility criteria for services, etiology of learning disabilities, relationship between learning disabilities and other associated conditions, impact of information processing deficits on children with learning disabilities, and social or emotional aspects of children and youth with learning disabilities. An applied experience is required and includes an approved elementary (K-6) clinical. Prerequisites: SPED 3105, SPED 3600, SPED 3640, SPED 3650, and SPED 4715 (all Tier 1 courses).
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