Study of the problems students with learning needs may exhibit in the area of reading, and explicit teaching practices that are successful with such learners. Diagnostic, remedial, and instructional best-practice strategies and activities are explored and applied. The course requires an approved middle-level clinical experience. Prerequisites: Completion of all Tier 1 courses: SPED 5105, SPED 5600, SPED 5640, SPED 5650, and SPED 5715; and ED 5201.