Course Overview

Prerequisite: Admission to the Dyslexia Graduate Certificate or M.Ed. Program. This course is designed to provide practicing teachers and other educational professionals with an introduction to dyslexia, the myths and politics associated with the history of dyslexia, an overview of Arkansas law relating to assessment and intervention of children with dyslexia, an overview of special education law specific to dyslexia, dyslexia characteristics associated with development of the structure of language, and a review of literacy development as it relates to children with moderate and severe difficulties with learning to read from emergent to advanced stages of development.

Course Details

  • Course credit hours: 3